jack-o'-lantern definition

  • noun:
    • A lantern created from a hollowed pumpkin with a carved face, often shown on Halloween.
    • identify ignis fatuus.
    • A carved pumpkin whoever top and stem being cut right out and inside eliminated, leaving a hollow shell that is after that decorated to portray a face, illuminated from inside by a candle.
    • A will o' the wisp
    • a big orange-colored luminescent mushroom, Clitocybe illudens, additionally categorized as Omphalotus olearius. Its poisonous and is sometimes available on hardwood tree stumps.
    • a pale light often seen through the night over marshy surface; an ignis fatuus; a will-o'-the-wisp.
    • A lantern created from a hollowed-out pumpkin, with holes cut-in the rind and thus shaped that whenever it is illuminated by a candle inside, the top features of a human face, pet's face, etc. can be found in a glowing yellow color. Its utilized mainly as a decoration at Halloween.
    • identical to ignis fatuus, or will-o'-the-wisp.
    • A lantern utilized in youngsters' play, manufactured from the rind of a pumpkin or of an equivalent veggie, for which cuts are created to represent eyes, nostrils, and mouth; a pumpkin-lantern.
    • a pale light sometimes seen during the night over marshy ground
    • lantern created from a pumpkin
    • a sizable toxic agaric with orange caps and thin clustered stalks; the gills tend to be luminescent

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