Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A cavern; a cave.

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  • n. Cavern; cave.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A cavern.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cavern; a cave.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

French, from Latin antrum; see antrum.

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From Middle French, from Latin antrum, from Ancient Greek ἄντρον (antron).

Examples

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  • A cave man might woo her with banter

    Or show shiny stones to enchant her,

    But she may require

    That he light a fire

    Before she'll bed down in his antre.

    July 13, 2017