Jack-o'-lantern (disambiguation)

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Jack-o'-lantern may be:

Customs and folklore[edit]

  • In American English, a jack-o'-lantern (alternately spelled "jack o' lantern"), is a decoratively carved and internally lit pumpkin or turnip, named after the role of such vegetables in folklore tales about such lights
  • In English folklore, jack-o'-lantern is an alternative term for will-o'-the-wisp or ignis fatuus, an unearthly light which attracts travellers
  • In Irish folklore, jack-o'-lantern is an alternative term for Stingy Jack, also known as the Smith or Drunk Jack

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

Fictional entities[edit]

Other arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

Other uses[edit]