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Noun: jack-o-lantern
  1. A large poisonous agaric with orange caps and narrow clustered stalks; the gills are luminescent
    - jack-o-lantern fungus, jack-a-lantern, Omphalotus illudens
Noun: jack-o'-lantern  'ja-ku,lan-tu(r)n
  1. Lantern carved from a pumpkin
  2. A pale light sometimes seen at night over marshy ground
    - friar's lantern, ignis fatuus, will-o'-the-wisp

Derived forms: jack-o-lanterns, jack-o'-lanterns

Type of: agaric, lantern, lanthorn [archaic], light, visible light, visible radiation

Part of: genus Omphalotus, Omphalotus

Encyclopedia: Jack-o-lantern