What does Antler mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. antler(noun)

    deciduous horn of a member of the deer family

Wiktionary

  1. antler(Noun)

    a branching and bony structure on the head of deer, moose and elk, normally in pairs. They are grown and shed each year. (Compare with horn, which is generally not shed.)

    While hiking in the woods, I found an antler from a deer.

  2. Origin: From auntelere, hauntelere, from antoillier, of unknown origin. The attempted explanation deriving from an unattested *, seems doubtful, as no other Romance language has a similar word of such formation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Antler(noun)

    the entire horn, or any branch of the horn, of a cervine animal, as of a stag

  2. Origin: [OE. auntelere, OF. antoillier, andoiller, endouiller, fr. F. andouiller, fr. an assumed LL. antocularis, fr. L. ante before + oculus eye. See Ocular.]

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  1. Antler

    Antlers are the usually large, branching bony appendages on the heads of males of most deer species.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Antler

    ant′lėr, n. a bony outgrowth from the frontal bones of deer—restricted to males, except in the reindeer: branch of a stag's horn.—adj. Ant′lered. [O. Fr. antoillier—Late L. ant(e)ocular-em (ramum), the branch of a stag's horn in front of the eyes.]

Editors Contribution

  1. antler

    A branching and bony structure on the head of some species of deer.

    Deer have antlers on the top of their head.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 12, 2017  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Antler in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Antler in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Antler in a Sentence

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    At the moment the real money-spinners are deer antler and ginseng.

  2. Greg Hare:

    While we were there we thought we would look around and within five minutes Senior Project Archaeologist Christian Thomas found this massive barbed antler point sticking out of the ice patch.

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