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antler:

see hornhorn,
in zoology, one of a pair of structures projecting from the head of a hoofed animal, used chiefly as a weapon. In cattle, sheep, Old World antelopes, and related animals the horns are permanent and unbranched and are usually present in both sexes.
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antler

[′ant·lər]
(vertebrate zoology)
One of a pair of solid bony, usually branched outgrowths on the head of members of the deer family (Cervidae); shed annually.

antler

one of a pair of bony outgrowths on the heads of male deer and some related species of either sex. The antlers are shed each year and those of some species grow more branches as the animal ages
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However, we also observed a shift toward bulls with [greater than or equal to] 50-inch antlers, presumably because our higher bull:cow ratio had resulted in a larger proportion of large antlered bulls in the population.
Swanson's sculptures (featured in the 2004 Whitney Biennial) look like taxidermic deer-hunter trophies, but his antlered bucks are fabricated from foam and encrusted with dazzling crystals.
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feast, gnaw on the pale, antlered prongs and sprouts of Proustian Indian pipe,
I find my utensil tapping a succession of antlered horny bones, tinkly, like a xylophone's many keys.
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Despite the decline, hunters still harvested a reported 99,414 deer last season, 38,555 of them antlered bucks.
Antlered animals look better with the head high above the body.
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The antlered red deer, commonly known as the Hangul, was once the biggest draw of Dachigam, a mountainous sanctuary on the outskirts of, Srinagar, where they grazed in thousands decades ago.