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 for Anta
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Anta \An"ta\, n.; pl. Ant[ae]. [L.] (Arch.)
     A species of pier produced by thickening a wall at its
     termination, treated architecturally as a pilaster, with
     capital and base.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: Porches, when columns stand between two ant[ae], are
           called in Latin in antis.
           [1913 Webster] antiacid

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