anteocular
adj. [L. ante, before; oculus, eye]
Before the eye.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • antler — antlerless, adj. /ant leuhr/, n. one of the solid deciduous horns, usually branched, of an animal of the deer family. [1350 1400; ME aunteler < MF antoillier < VL *anteocularem (ramum), acc. sing of *anteocularis (ramus) anteocular (branch of a… …   Universalium

  • antler — ant•ler [[t]ˈænt lər[/t]] n. zool. one of the solid deciduous horns, usu. branched, of an animal of the deer family • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME aunteler < MF antoillier < VL *anteoculāris (rāmus) anteocular (branch of a stag s horn). See… …   From formal English to slang

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