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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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  • He took up the Zoology of Pliny, and pursued his accounts of “antres vast, and men whose heads do grow beneath their shoulders.”

    Olla Podrida Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
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antre

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