Antes, antium, plurale tantùm. m. g. Virg.Buttresses whereon the building is stayed: also the vitermost ranges of vines, or the walles that compasse them.
Lewis and Short: Latin dictionary
antae, ārum, f. [perh. ante, q. v.], pillars or pilasters on each side of (i.e. opposite sides of) doors or at the corners of buildings, Vitr. 3, 1; 4, 4.—Hence, aedes in antis, a temple with pilasters on the corners, Vitr. 4, 7.
antes, ium, m. [etym. unc., perh. from ante, as before, over against, one another], rows, e. g. of vines, Verg. G. 2, 417, cf. Paul. ex. Fest. p. 16 Müll.—Also of plants, Col. 10, 376.—Of ranks of soldiers, Cato ap. Philarg. ad Verg. G. 2, 417.