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Cerapteryx graminis
Antler Ant"ler, n. [OE. auntelere, OF. antoillier, andoiller, endouiller, fr. F. andouiller, fr. an assumed LL. antocularis, fr. L. ante before + oculus eye. See Ocular.] (Zo["o]l.) The entire horn, or any branch of the horn, of a cervine animal, as of a stag. Huge stags with sixteen antlers. --Macaulay. Note: The branch next to the head is called the brow antler, and the branch next above, the bez antler, or bay antler. The main stem is the beam, and the branches are often called tynes. Antlers are deciduous bony (not horny) growths, and are covered with a periosteum while growing. See Velvet. Antler moth (Zo["o]l.), a destructive European moth (Cerapteryx graminis), which devastates grass lands.
Palapteryx
Palapteryx Pa*lap"te*ryx, n. [Paleo- + apteryx.] (Paleon.) A large extinct ostrichlike bird of New Zealand.

Meaning of Apteryx from wikipedia

- KEE-wee) or kiwis are flightless birds endemic to New Zealand, in the genus Apteryx /ˈæptərɪks/ and family Apterygidae /æptəˈrɪdʒɪdiː/. Approximately the size...
- The great spotted kiwi, great grey kiwi or roroa (Apteryx haastii) is a species of kiwi endemic to the South Island of New Zealand. The great spotted...
- The little spotted kiwi, or little grey kiwi, Apteryx owenii, is a small flightless bird in the kiwi family Apterygidae. It is the smallest species of...
- The southern brown kiwi, tokoeka, or common kiwi (Apteryx australis) is a species of kiwi from New Zealand's South Island. Until 2000 it was considered...
- The North Island brown kiwi (Apteryx mantelli; Apteryx australis or Apteryx bulleri as before 2000, still used in some sources), is a species of kiwi that...
- brown kiwi, Apteryx australis Great spotted kiwi, Apteryx haastii North Island brown kiwi, Apteryx mantelli Little spotted kiwi, Apteryx owenii Okarito...
- The Okarito kiwi (Apteryx rowi) also known as the rowi or Okarito brown kiwi, is a member of the kiwi family Apterygidae, described as new to science...
- kiwi Apteryx haastii VU South Island, New Zealand Little spotted kiwi Apteryx owenii LR/nt Multiple small islands in New Zealand Okarito kiwi Apteryx rowi...
- specific tasks, like migrating, nocturnally. North Island brown kiwi, Apteryx mantelli Black-crowned night heron, Nycticorax nycticorax Short-eared owl...
- Foveaux shag (kawau), Leucocarbo stewarti VU Great spotted kiwi (roa), Apteryx haastii VU Grey warbler (riroriro), Gerygone igata LC Hawkin's rail (mehonui)...
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