(Zoöl.), a destructive European moth which devastates grass lands.

(Ant"lered) a. Furnished with antlers.

The antlered stag.

(||Ant"li*a) n.; pl. Antilæ [L., a pump, Gr, hold of a ship] (Zoöl.) The spiral tubular proboscis of lepidopterous insects. See Lepidoptera.

(Ant"-li`on) n. (Zoöl.) A neuropterous insect, the larva of which makes in the sand a pitfall to capture ants, etc. The common American species is Myrmeleon obsoletus, the European is M. formicarius.

(||An*tœ"ci) Antœcians
(An*tœ"cians) n. pl. [NL. antoeci, fr. Gr. pl. 'a`ntoiki; 'anti` opposite + o'ikei^n to live.] Those who live under the same meridian, but on opposite parallels of latitude, north and south of the equator.

(||An`to*no*ma"si*a) n. [L., fr. Gr. fr. to name instead; + to name, name.] (Rhet.) The use of some epithet or the name of some office, dignity, or the like, instead of the proper name of the person; as when his majesty is used for a king, or when, instead of Aristotle, we say, the philosopher; or, conversely, the use of a proper name instead of an appellative, as when a wise man is called a Solomon, or an eminent orator a Cicero.

(An`to*no*mas"tic) a. Pertaining to, or characterized by, antonomasia.An`to*no*mas"tic*al*ly adv.

(An*ton"o*ma*sy) n. Antonomasia.

(An"to*nym) n. [Gr. a word used in substitution for another; + a word.] A word of opposite meaning; a counterterm; — used as a correlative of synonym. [R.] C. J. Smith.

(Ant*or"bit*al) a. [Pref. anti- + orbital.] (Anat.) Pertaining to, or situated in, the region of the front of the orbit.n. The antorbital bone.

(Ant`or*gas"tic) a. See Antiorgastic.

(Ant*o"zone) n. [Pref. anti- + ozone.] (Chem.) A compound formerly supposed to be modification of oxygen, but now known to be hydrogen dioxide; — so called because apparently antagonistic to ozone, converting it into ordinary oxygen.

(An"tral) a. (Anat.) Relating to an antrum.

(An"tre) n. [F. antre, L. antrum, fr. Gr. .] A cavern. [Obs.] Shak.

(An*trorse") a. [From L. ante + versun turned; apparently formed in imitation of retrorse.] (Bot.) Forward or upward in direction. Gray.

(An`tro*vert") v. t. To bend forward. [R.] Owen.

(||An"trum) n.; pl. Antra [L., fr. Gr. .] A cavern or cavity, esp. an anatomical cavity or sinus. Huxley.

(||An*trus"tion) n. [F., fr. LL. antrustio.] A vassal or voluntary follower of Frankish princes in their enterprises.

Antler moth

  By PanEris using Melati.

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