Recent Examples of antler from the Web
Elsewhere, Leandro scored two goals and Atsutaka Nakamura added another as Kashima Antlers defeated Sanfrecce Hiroshima 3-1 to give Go Oiwa a win in his first game as head coach.
That follows a 2009 case of Oregon law-enforcement officials tasing an elk in order to free it from a barbed-wire fence that ensared its antlers.
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Origin and Etymology of antler
Middle English aunteler, from Anglo-French antiler, from Vulgar Latin *anteoculare, from neuter of *anteocularis located before the eye, from Latin ante- + oculus eye — more at eye
First Known Use: 14th century
ANTLER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of antler for English Language Learners
: the horn of a deer or similar animal
ANTLER Defined for Kids
Definition of antler for Students
: a bony branching structure that grows from the head of a deer or related animal (as a moose) and that is cast off and grown anew each year
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