/ tentəkl̩ /
Množina reči tentacle je tentacles.
ETYM New Lat. tentaculum, from Latin tentare to handle, feel: cf. French tentacule. Related to Tempt.
1. Any of various elongated tactile or prehensile flexible organs that occur on the head or near the mouth in many animals used for feeling or grasping or locomotion.
2. Something that acts like a tentacle in its ability to grasp.
/ æntenə /
Množina reči antenna je antennas.
feeler · aerial · transmitting aerial · feeler
aerial · feeler · transmitting aerial
ETYM Latin antenna sail-yard; New Lat., a feeler, horn of an insect.
1. One of a pair of mobile appendages on the head of e.g. insects and crustaceans; typically sensitive to touch and taste; SYN. feeler.
2. Length of wire which sends or receives radio or television signals; SYN. aerial, transmitting aerial.
3. Sensitivity similar to that of a receptor organ; SYN. feeler.
4. Radio aerial, especially complex.
Zoology, sensitive outgrowth on head of insect, crustacean, etc..