anta

noun
an·​ta | \ˈan-tə \
plural antas or antae\-​ˌtē, -​ˌtī \

Definition of anta 

: a pier produced by thickening a wall at its termination

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First Known Use of anta

1598, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anta

Latin; akin to Old Norse ǫnd anteroom

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The first known use of anta was in 1598

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