Meaning of ANTENNA in English


n. (pl. antennae)

1. Zool. one of a pair of mobile appendages on the heads of insects, crustaceans, etc., sensitive to touch and taste; a feeler.

2 (pl. antennas) AERIAL n.


antennal adj. (in sense 1). antennary adj. (in sense 1).

Etymology: L, sail-yard

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.