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antre

[an-ter] /ˈæn tər/
noun
1.
a cavern; cave.
Origin of antre
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Middle French < Latin antrum. See antrum
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  • Note the antithesis in the same line, antre de rois, Louvre de voleurs.

    La Lgende des Sicles Victor Hugo
  • antre is a generic term for cave, and as trou means hole, the word antrou is also equivalent to old hole.

    Archaic England Harold Bayley
British Dictionary definitions for antre

antre

/ˈæntə/
noun
1.
(archaic) a cavern or cave
Word Origin
C17: from French, from Latin antrum, from Greek antron
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