[ an-ten-yool ]
/ ænˈtɛn yul /
a small antenna, especially one of the foremost pair of a crustacean.
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OTHER WORDS FROM antennulean·ten·nu·lar [an-ten-yuh-ler] /ænˈtɛn yə lər/, an·ten·nu·lar·y [an-ten-yuh-ler-ee] /ænˈtɛn yəˌlɛr i/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for antennule
If it is in its natural position, it is not an antennule, but the endopodite of the second or third pair of cephalic appendages.The Appendages, Anatomy, and Relationships of Trilobites|Percy Edward Raymond
Make a drawing of the surface of part of an eye; also of an antennule; and of an antenna.Elementary Zoology, Second Edition|Vernon L. Kellogg
British Dictionary definitions for antennule
/ (ænˈtɛnjuːl) /
one of a pair of small mobile appendages on the heads of crustaceans in front of the antennae, usually having a sensory function
Word Origin for antennule
C19: from French, diminutive of antenna
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