friar's lantern


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fri·ar's lantern

(frī′ərz)

friar's lantern

n
(Chemistry) another name for will-o'-the-wisp
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Noun1.friar's lantern - a pale light sometimes seen at night over marshy groundfriar's lantern - a pale light sometimes seen at night over marshy ground
light, visible light, visible radiation - (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation; "the light was filtered through a soft glass window"