a pivotal projection at the rim of an antennal socket.
a small , especially one of the foremost pair of a crustacean. Historical Examples If it is in its natural position, it is not an antennule, but the endopodite of the second or third pair of cephalic appendages. The Appendages, Anatomy, and Relationships of Trilobites Percy Edward Raymond Make a drawing of the surface of […]
- Antenuptial marriage contract
noun a contract made between a man and a woman before they marry, agreeing on the distribution of their assets in the event of divorce Sometimes shortened to antenuptial
of or noting the period prior to childbirth; before delivery. adj. 1908, from Latin phrase ante partum “before birth” (see postpartum). antepartum an·te·par·tum (ān’tē-pär’təm) adj. Of or occurring in the period before childbirth.
a foretaste; appetizer. Historical Examples It is but a taste, a foretaste, an antepast of the feast of heaven. Henry Martyn Saint and Scholar George Smith The mildness of the sentence was an antepast of a more enlarged liberty under the new form of government. Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution L. Carroll Judson