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Acephalous   Listen
adjective
Acephalous  adj.  
1.
Headless.
2.
(Zool.) Without a distinct head; a term applied to bivalve mollusks.
3.
(Bot.) Having the style spring from the base, instead of from the apex, as is the case in certain ovaries.
4.
Without a leader or chief.
5.
Wanting the beginning. "A false or acephalous structure of sentence."
6.
(Pros.) Deficient at the beginning, as a line of poetry.






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