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See also: -cephalous



From Ancient Greek κεφαλή (kephalḗ, head), with the suffix -ous.


cephalous (not comparable)

  1. (zoology) Having a head; applied chiefly to the Cephalata, a division of mollusks.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for cephalous in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)