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dicephalous

[ dahy-sef-uh-luhs ]
/ daɪˈsɛf ə ləs /
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adjective
having two heads; two-headed.
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Origin of dicephalous

First recorded in 1800–10, dicephalous is from the Greek word diképhalos two-headed. See di-1, -cephalous

OTHER WORDS FROM dicephalous

di·ceph·a·lism, noun

Words nearby dicephalous

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British Dictionary definitions for dicephalous

dicephalous
/ (daɪˈsɛfələs) /

adjective
having two heads

Derived forms of dicephalous

dicephalism, noun
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Medical definitions for dicephalous

dicephalous
[ dī-sĕfə-ləs ]

adj.
Having two heads.
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