ANTAE

Proper noun

Antae

Alternative form of Antes

Anagrams

• Aetna, Aneta

Noun

antae

plural of anta

Anagrams

• Aetna, Aneta

Source: Wiktionary


An"tes, n. pl. Antæ.

Definition: See Anta.

ANTA

An"ta, n.; pl. Antæ. Etym: [L.] (Arch.)

Definition: A species of pier produced by thickening a wall at its termination, treated architecturally as a pilaster, with capital and base.

Note: Porches, when columns stand between two antæ, are called in Latin in antis.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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