Last modified on 11 July 2014, at 14:50

antre

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French, from Latin antrum, from Ancient Greek ἄντρον (ántron).

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NounEdit

antre (plural antres)

  1. (archaic) Cavern; cave.
    • 1818, John Keats, Endymion, Book II,
      Aye, millions sparkled on a vein of gold, / Along whose track the prince quick footsteps told, / With all its lines abrupt and angular: / Out-shooting sometimes, like a meteor-star, / Through a vast antre;
    • 1879, George Meredith, The Egoist, Chapter XXIII: Treats of the Union of Temper and Policy,
      Seeing him as she did, she turned from him and shunned his house as the antre of an ogre.
    • 1888, Richard Francis Burton, The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Volume 16,
      Hereat quoth he to himself, "If I enter this antre, haply shall I lose myself, and perish of hunger and thirst!"

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin antrum, from Ancient Greek ἄντρον (ántron).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

antre m (plural antres)

  1. cave
  2. den, lair
  3. (anatomy) antrum

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MirandeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin inter.

PrepositionEdit

antre

  1. between
  2. among

Serbo-CroatianEdit

NounEdit

antre m (Cyrillic spelling антре)

  1. entrée