noun an·ta \ˈan-tə\
plural antas or an·tae\-ˌtē, -ˌtī\

Definition of ANTA

:  a pier produced by thickening a wall at its termination

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Origin of ANTA

Latin; akin to Old Norse ǫnd anteroom
First Known Use: 1598

Rhymes with ANTA


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