gueridon

gueridon

[ger-ee-don; French gey-ree-dawn]
noun, plural gueridons [ger-ee-donz; French gey-ree-dawn] . French Furniture.
a small table or stand, as for holding a candelabrum.

Origin:
1850–55; < French guéridon, after the proper name Guéridon

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gueridon

small stand or table designed to support a candelabrum. It was introduced into France and Italy in the second half of the 17th century in the form of a carved black figure, known as a blackamoor, holding a tray above his or her head

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