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lanthorn

[lant-hawrn, lan-tern] /ˈlæntˌhɔrn, ˈlæn tərn/
noun, Archaic.
1.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; alteration by folk etymology (lanterns formerly had reflectors made of translucent sheets of horn)
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lanthorn

/ˈlæntˌhɔːn; ˈlæntən/
noun
1.
an archaic word for lantern
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