Related to antre: entree


A cavern; a cave.

[French, from Latin antrum; see antrum.]
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(Physical Geography) archaic a cavern or cave
[C17: from French, from Latin antrum, from Greek antron]
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(ˈæn tər)

a cavern; cave.
[1595–1605; < Middle French < Latin antrum.]
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Parmi ces pathologies dites rares, on compte antre autres la myopathie de Duchenne qui donne lieu a une dystrophie progressive des muscles ; la maladie de Hutington qui est une degenerescence des neurones qui entraine la demence ou encore la maladie des os de verre qui rend les os extremement fragiles.
A quarter of the market purchases will be made for investment, according to a study by the Antre agency, among 1625 users.
En face, meme si son equipe excelle a domicile et qu'elle a deja battu le MOB 1-0 dans son antre du Kamalondo en phase de groupes apres avoir fait 0-0 en Algerie, le driver du TPM, Hubert Velud, prefere donc rester prudent.
32 'adieu' [also 129] 33 flood and field 34 'couleur de rose' 35 very elevated range 36 'Les depenses [defenses ?] utiles sont economie' (Guibert) 37 'antre vast' 38 in the merry greene wood 39 'prima luce' 40 like a queen came forth the lovely moon From the slow opening curtains of the clouds, Walking in beauty to her midnight throne, - Croly's Gems.
Antre a Gallica aventure (...) [from French avonture] DOST aunter, anter, n., 'adventure, enterprise, chance, risk, fortune'.