girandola vs girandole what difference

what is difference between girandola and girandole

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Italian girandola.

Noun

girandola (plural girandolas)

  1. Alternative form of girandole

Italian

Etymology

From Latin girare (to turn).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /d͡ʒiˈran.do.la/

Noun

girandola f (plural girandole)

  1. Catherine wheel
  2. windmill pinwheel (child’s toy)
  3. weathercock, weathervane

Verb

girandola

  1. inflection of girandolare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Anagrams

  • indagarlo, ragliando, rigandola

Portuguese

Noun

girandola f (plural girandolas)

  1. Dated form of girândola.


English

Etymology

From French girandole, from Italian girandola, from girare (to turn, gyrate)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʒɪɹəndəʊl/

Noun

girandole (plural girandoles)

  1. An ornamental branched candle holder, sometimes with a mirror behind.
    • 1847, Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre, Chapter XVIII
      As I sat in my usual nook, and looked at him with the light of the girandoles on the mantelpiece beaming full over him…
  2. (pyrotechnics) A type of firework which creates a “whirling top” or “flying saucer” effect.

Anagrams

  • negroidal, reloading, ride along, ridealong

French

Pronunciation

Noun

girandole f (plural girandoles)

  1. girandole

Italian

Noun

girandole f

  1. plural of girandola

Anagrams

  • Reginaldo, deraglino, rigandole, rigelando, rilegando

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