noun (antennae, pl2=antennas)
- (i, plural: antennae) A feeler organ on the head of an insect, crab, or other animal.
- (i, plural: antennas) A device to receive or transmit radio-frequency signal by converting electromagnetic radiation into electrical signal.
- (i, plural: antennae) The faculty of intuitive astuteness.
Etymology: From Latin, antenna, nautical term for yard and common term for pole, of unknown origin.
- Dutch: voelspriet(nl)f
- French: antenne(fr)f
- German: Antenne , Fí¼hler
- Italian: antenna(it)f
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