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acephalous - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'acephalous' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Acephalous [ a.]
- Headless.
- Without a distinct head; -- a term applied to bivalve mollusks.
- Having the style spring from the base, instead of from the apex, as is the case in certain ovaries.
- Without a leader or chief.
- Wanting the beginning.
- Deficient and the beginning, as a line of poetry.

Meaning of 'acephalous' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . acephalous [ s]
Meaning (1):
- lacking a head or a clearly defined head
Example in sentence:
  • acephalous worms