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  1. a cavern; cave.
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Origin of antre

1595–1605; < Middle French < Latin antrum. See antrum
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Historical Examples

  • 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


  1. archaic a cavern or cave
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Word Origin

C17: from French, from Latin antrum, from Greek antron
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