jack-o'-lantern

PRIMARY MEANINGS OF: jack-o'-lantern

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n
lantern carved from a pumpkin
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n
a pale light sometimes seen at night over marshy ground
FULL DEFINITIONS OF: jack-o'-lantern
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n lantern carved from a pumpkin

Type of:
lantern
light in a transparent protective case
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n a pale light sometimes seen at night over marshy ground

Synonyms:
friar's lantern, ignis fatuus, will-o'-the-wisp
Type of:
light, visible light, visible radiation
(physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
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