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ADJECTIVE:
  1. Biology Headless or lacking a clearly defined head: acephalous worms.
  2. Having no leader.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Medieval Latin acephalus, from Greek akephalos : a-, without ; see a-1 + kephal, head ; see -cephalous


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