antenna noun definition in Parts of animals topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Parts of animals topic
(pl. antennae BrE /ænˈteniː/ ; NAmE /ænˈteniː/ ) either of the two long thin parts on the heads of some insects and some animals that live in shells, used to feel and touch things with (figurative) The minister was praised for his acute political antennae (= ability to understand complicated political situations).

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