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antepenultimate the third item from the end in a series, esp. a syllable in a word; antepenult. [2 definitions]
anterior located near or at the front. (Cf. posterior.) [2 definitions]
anteroom a small room that acts as an entry to a larger room; waiting room.
anthem a song of praise or patriotism. [2 definitions]
anther in botany, the part of a flower's stamen that bears pollen.
antheridium the organ in flowerless and seedless plants that produces male sex cells.
anthill a mound produced by ants in making their nest.
anthocyanin any of a group of plant pigments ranging in color from red to blue.
anthologize to compose an anthology. [2 definitions]
anthology a collection of written works, often of a particular type, by one or several authors.
anthozoan any of several immobile marine organisms, including corals and sea anemones; actinozoan.
anthracene a crystalline hydrocarbon derived from coal tar and used in making dyes and detecting radiation.
anthracite a hard, shiny coal that burns cleanly with little flame.
anthrax an infectious, often fatal disease, esp. of sheep and cattle, but communicable to humans. [2 definitions]
anthropo- human.
anthropocentric assuming man to be the most important purpose or being of the universe. [2 definitions]
anthropogenesis the scientific study of humanity's origin.
anthropoid of apes, resembling a human being, esp. in shape. [3 definitions]
anthropologist a person engaged in the study of anthropology.
anthropology the scientific study of mankind, esp. its origins, development, social customs and structures, and cultures.
anthropometry a branch of anthropology concerned with comparative measurements of the human body, among individuals or groups.