- the branched, annually shed, bony growth on the head of any animal of the deer family
- any branch of such a growth
Origin: Middle English aunteler ; from Old French antoillier ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
- antlered adjective
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Origin: Middle English aunteler, from Old French antoillier, from Vulgar Latin *antoculāre, anteoculāre : Latin ante-, ante- + Latin oculāris, of the eye; see ocular.
- antˈlered adjective
top to bottom: roe deer, elk, and moose antlers