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  • n. One of the Acephala.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the Acephala.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An animal or living being supposed to be headless; one of the Acephali.
  • Headless; without a head or leader.
  • n. One of the Acephala.

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek ἀκέφαλος (akephalos, "headless"), from ἀ- (a-, "not") + κεφαλή (kephalē, "head"). Compare French acéphale, Late Latin acephalus. (Wiktionary)

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