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cephalous

[ sef-uh-luhs ]
/ ˈsɛf ə ləs /
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adjective
having a head.
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Origin of cephalous

First recorded in 1870–75; cephal- + -ous

Other definitions for cephalous (2 of 2)

-cephalous

a combining form meaning “having a head or heads” of the specified sort or number: brachycephalous.
Also -cephalic.

Origin of -cephalous

<Greek -kephalos -headed, derivative of kephalḗ head; see -ous
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