antre

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See also: antré and antre-

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French [Term?], from Latin antrum, from Ancient Greek ἄντρον (ántron).

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antre (plural antres)

  1. (archaic) Cavern; cave.
    • 1818, John Keats, Endymion, Book II,
      Aye, millions sparkled on a vein of gold, / Along whose track the prince quick footsteps told, / With all its lines abrupt and angular: / Out-shooting sometimes, like a meteor-star, / Through a vast antre;
    • 1879, George Meredith, The Egoist, Chapter XXIII: Treats of the Union of Temper and Policy,
      Seeing him as she did, she turned from him and shunned his house as the antre of an ogre.
    • 1888, Richard Francis Burton, The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Volume 16,
      Hereat quoth he to himself, "If I enter this antre, haply shall I lose myself, and perish of hunger and thirst!"

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin antrum, from Ancient Greek ἄντρον (ántron).

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Noun[edit]

antre m (plural antres)

  1. cave
  2. den, lair
  3. (anatomy) antrum

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch een (a) +‎ rij (row, line).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈantre]
  • Hyphenation: an‧tré

Noun[edit]

antré (plural, first-person possessive antreku, second-person possessive antremu, third-person possessive antrenya)

  1. queue, a line of people, vehicles or other objects, in which one at the front end is dealt with first, the one behind is dealt with next, and so on, and which newcomers join at the opposite end (the back).
    Synonym: antrean

Verb[edit]

antré

  1. to queue,
    1. to put oneself or itself at the end of a waiting line.
    2. to arrange themselves into a physical waiting queue.

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Mirandese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin inter.

Preposition[edit]

antre

  1. between
  2. among

Portuguese[edit]

Preposition[edit]

antre

  1. Archaic form of entre.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

antre m (Cyrillic spelling антре)

  1. entrée