Pendants

Hanging light fixtures, especially those designed to hang from the ceiling. Usually refers to such fixtures having only one to four lights; for suspended ceiling fixtures having a larger number of lights, use "chandeliers.".

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luchters Dutch
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Hanging light fixtures, especially those designed to hang from the ceiling. Usually refers to such fixtures having only one to four lights; for suspended ceiling fixtures having a larger number of lights, use "chandeliers."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300182417. The J. Paul Getty Trust.