cephalate

[ sef-uh-lit, -leyt ]
/ ˈsɛf ə lɪt, -ˌleɪt /

adjective Zoology.

having a head or headlike part.

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Origin of cephalate

First recorded in 1860–65; cephal- + -ate1
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