from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A little antenna.
  • n. A filiform appendage of an antenna, as in some crustaceans.
  • n. The appendage of the segment or somite of the head of an arthropod in advance of that bearing the antennæ proper; one of the anterior of the two pairs of feelers of the head of a crustacean. Commonly called the short feeler. See cuts under Copepoda, Cyclops, and Cythereidæ.
  • n. Also antennule.


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