The horn of an animal of the deer family, typically present only in the male. It differs from the horns of other animals in being a solid, generally branched bony outgrowth that is shed and renewed annually. The word antler comes from the latin anteocularis, ante (before) + oculus (eye).

(12 Dec 1998)

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