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Difference between Fairy lantern and Magic lantern

fairy lanternany of various plants of the genus Calochortus:

  • The fairy lantern is similar to orchids, and quite a few orchids depend on fungi as much as they do on photosynthesis for their energy.

Note: The expression does not correlate in meaning with the phrase fairy lamp—a candle-burning night light usually of colored glass:

  • In the Amusement Compound they light a horseshoe of fairy-lamps above the Jack and Jill.

magic lanternapparatus for throwing a magnified image of a picture, etc. on to a white screen:

  • Usually some newly arrived acquisition occupied the center of the room—a magic lantern, a kaleidoscope or a game of puff-billiards.