bay antler

noun \ˈbā-\
variants: or

bes antler

\ˈbes-, ˈbās-\ or

bez antler

\ˈbez-, ˈbāz-\

Definition of bay antler

  1. :  the second tine from the base of a stag's antler —called also bay point

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Origin and Etymology of bay antler

bay antler by folk etymology from bes antler, bez antler; bes antler, bez antler from bes-, bez- secondary (from Middle English bes-, from Middle French, from Latin bis- twice) + English antler — more at bis-


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