[ an-ter ]
/ ˈæn tər /
a cavern; cave.
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Origin of antre
1595–1605; < Middle French < Latin antrum. See antrum
Words nearby antre
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Example sentences from the Web for antres
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)
British Dictionary definitions for antres
/ (ˈæntə) /
archaic a cavern or cave
Word Origin for antre
C17: from French, from Latin antrum, from Greek antron
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