jack-o'-lantern

Primary Meanings of jack-o'-lantern

1.
n
lantern carved from a pumpkin
2.
n
a pale light sometimes seen at night over marshy ground
Full Definitions of jack-o'-lantern
1

n lantern carved from a pumpkin

Type of:
lantern
light in a transparent protective case
2

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