one of the solid deciduous horns, usually branched, of an animal of the deer family.
- ant·ler·less, adjective
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How to use antler in a sentence
High in the forest canopy, a mass of strange ferns grips a tree trunk, looking like a giant tangle of floppy, viridescent antlers.These ferns may be the first plants known to share work like ants | Jake Buehler | June 7, 2021 | Science News
The resulting losses might, incidentally, include the kinky evil 500-year-age-gap antler sex you’ve requested, Aja.Netflix’s Shadow and Bone is a muddled, joyless checklist of fantasy tropes | Constance Grady | April 23, 2021 | Vox
In an odd coincidence, Thomas Henry Huxley’s grandson, Julian Huxley, did his most important work in an effort to demonstrate that the antlers were not terribly out of proportion with the Elk’s body.
In view of the books Huxley read and the museums he worked in, we can be sure he was familiar with fossils of the Irish Elk, a species that labored under uniquely immense antlers until it fell into extinction around 8,000 years ago.
Perhaps, if Huxley had taken his humbling of man farther, he would have seen that evolutionary super-sizing of certain cephalic structures, whether antlers or brains, might prove dangerous in the long run.
Either the child was buried at the same time the elk antler tools were made or 400 years later.Incontrovertible Evidence Proves the First Americans Came From Asia | Doug Peacock | March 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They had to infect the perfectly adequate data with the totally improbable idea of a 400-year-old heirloom elk antler tool.Incontrovertible Evidence Proves the First Americans Came From Asia | Doug Peacock | March 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Then he returns to his cabin and (literally) hangs up his hat on the antler of a stuffed buck.‘Granite State,’ the Penultimate Episode of ‘Breaking Bad,’ Is Walter White’s Final Act | Andrew Romano | September 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
But HGH is peculiar among PEDs in that, similar to deer antler spray, there is no evidence it helps athletic performance.Is HGH, Allegedly Alex Rodriguez’s Drug of Choice, Really So Bad? | Kent Sepkowitz | August 1, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
But Brandeis University professor Joyce antler, author of You Never Call!
When Fleetfoot saw antler roll the skins in a loose roll, he asked if she was going to chew them.
When the skins were softened, antler told Fleetfoot that once her people chewed the skins.
While antler and Fleetfoot were talking, all the women and children gathered around.
The children were crying for food, and since antler had nothing to give them, she was trying to get them to play.
When antler took a large skin and wrapped it around her, Fleetfoot thought that she was going to play “bear.”
British Dictionary definitions for antler
one of a pair of bony outgrowths on the heads of male deer and some related species of either sex. The antlers are shed each year and those of some species grow more branches as the animal ages
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