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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Latin
Origin: 'pole holding up a sail'

antenna

noun
     
antenna
an‧ten‧na [countable]
1 plural antennaeHBI one of two long thin parts on an insect's head, that it uses to feel things
2TAMT plural antennas or antennae a wire rod etc used for receiving radio and television signals [= aerial]:
television antennas

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