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ant·ler

 (ănt′lər)
n.
One of a pair of hornlike, bony, deciduous growths, often elongated and branched, on the head of an adult member of the deer family, usually found only on males.

[Middle English aunteler, from Old French antoillier, from Vulgar Latin *antoculāre, anteoculāre : Latin ante-, ante- + Latin oculāris, of the eye; see ocular.]

ant′lered adj.

antler

(ˈæntlə)
n
(Zoology) one of a pair of bony outgrowths on the heads of male deer and some related species of either sex. The antlers are shed each year and those of some species grow more branches as the animal ages
[C14: from Old French antoillier, from Vulgar Latin anteoculare (unattested) (something) in front of the eye]

ant•ler

(ˈænt lər)

n.
one of the solid deciduous horns, usu. branched, of an animal of the deer family.
[1350–1400; Middle English aunteler < Middle French antoillier < Vulgar Latin *anteoculāris (rāmus) anteocular (branch of a stag's horn). See ante-, ocular]
ant′lered, adj.
ant′ler•less, adj.

ant·ler

(ănt′lər)
A horny growth on the head of a deer, moose, elk, or other related animal, usually having one or more branches. Antlers typically grow only on males and are shed and grown again each year.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antler - deciduous horn of a member of the deer familyantler - deciduous horn of a member of the deer family
horn - one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates
cervid, deer - distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
Translations
شُعَب وقَرْن الأيّل
paroh
gevirhorn
agancs
hjartar-/hreindÿrshorn
elnio ragas
brieža rags
coarnecorn
paroh
geyik boynuzu

antler

[ˈæntləʳ] Ncuerna f, asta f antlerscornamenta fsing

antler

nGeweihstange f; (set or pair of) antlersGeweih nt

antler

[ˈæntləʳ] npalco antlers nplcorna fpl

antler

(ˈӕntlə) noun
a deer's horn.
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