from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One of a pair of hornlike, bony, deciduous growths, usually elongated and branched, on the head of a deer, moose, elk, caribou, or other member of the deer family.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a branching and bony structure on the head of deer, moose and elk, normally in pairs. They are grown and shed each year. (Compare with horn, which is generally not shed.)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The entire horn, or any branch of the horn, of a cervine animal, as of a stag.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Originally, the first tine or branch of the horns of a deer.
- n. Any of the principal tines or branches of a deer's horns: with a descriptive prefix or epithet. (See below.)
- n. Now, when used absolutely, one of the solid deciduous horns of the Cervidœ, or deer family, which are periodically shed and renewed, as distinguished from the permanent hollow horns of other ruminants.
- n. Same as antler-moth.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. deciduous horn of a member of the deer family
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Robert Frank has argued in a very important book called The Darwin Economy that excessive competition in nature produces what he called the antler effect.
Also, consider that the antler is in sense acting as a plug, compacting the flesh and blood vessels and restricting blood flow (similar to a tourniquet).
He is accused of killing the world's largest eight-point buck, in antler size, on Halloween night ....
I really wish I lived in better whitetail territory, but in these parts anything wearing antler is quickly taken.
A 6 pt. about a 22in. spread and the brow tines were 6in. or so the G2's were about12,13in. and nothing else other than main antler that stretched out another 15 or so in s was waiting to hear of this non typ. to be advertised! it was approx. mile marker 184 of the ohio TP which is the area of (bedford) 0 Good Comment?
As you approach, you notice that it is only one bone, more specifically an antler from a buck you were just hunting this past fall.
Last fall the buck had made a big jump in antler growth and Bob was dialed into his early season patterns like a thief breaking a lock combination.
Q: what state do you think has the biggest whitetail deer in antler mass