candelabra (an alteration of Latin "candelabrum", from "candela" (candle))
1. A chandelier; large, usually decorated candlestick, usually with several branches or arms like the Jewish 8-branched Chanukiah.
2. In electrical context: A small screw-base threaded lampholder designed for candelabra-base incandescent lamps which are commonly used in chandeliers and night lights.