See also: Antler
From Middle English auntelere, hauntelere, from Old French antoillier (“antler, horn”), from ante- (“in front of”) + oillier (oil (“eye”) + -ier (a suffix indicating location)), possibly from an unattested Latin *anteocularis (“before the eye”).
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈænt.lɚ/, /ˈænʔ.lɚ/, /ˈænʔ.ɫɚ/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈænt.lə/
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antler (plural antlers)
- 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.
- Antlers (place name)
bony structure on the head of deer, moose and elk