di|ceph|a|lous


di|ceph|a|lous
di|ceph|a|lous «dy SEHF uh luhs», adjective.
having two heads.
[< Greek diképhalos (with English -ous) < di- two + kephal head]

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  • ceph|a|lous — «SEHF uh luhs», adjective. having a head; cephalate …   Useful english dictionary

  • a|ceph|a|lous — «ay SEHF uh luhs», adjective. 1. headless. 2. Zoology. lacking a distinct head; having no part of the body specially organized as the seat of the senses. 3. having no leader. ╂[< Late Latin acephalus (with English ous)] …   Useful english dictionary

  • bi|ceph|a|lous — «by SEHF uh luhs», adjective. having two heads. ╂[< bi + cephalous] …   Useful english dictionary

  • en|ceph|a|lous — «ehn SEHF uh luhs», adjective. having a distinct head, as mollusks do …   Useful english dictionary

  • ac|ro|ceph|a|lous — «AK roh SEHF uh luhs», adjective. = acrocephalic. (Cf. ↑acrocephalic) …   Useful english dictionary

  • an|en|ceph|a|lous — «AN ehn SEHF uh luhs», adjective. lacking a brain …   Useful english dictionary

  • au|to|ceph|a|lous — « toh SEHF uh luhs», adjective. independent of jurisdiction; self governing, as certain Greek Orthodox churches, bishops, or ministers. ╂[< Late Greek autoképhalos (with English ous) < autós self + kephal head] …   Useful english dictionary

  • brach|y|ceph|a|lous — «BRAK uh SEHF uh luhs», adjective. = brachycephalic. (Cf. ↑brachycephalic) …   Useful english dictionary

  • cyn|o|ceph|a|lous — «SIHN uh SEHF uh luhs, SY nuh », adjective. having a head like that of a dog. ╂[< Greek kýōn, kynós dog + kephal head + English ous] …   Useful english dictionary

  • dol|i|cho|ceph|a|lous — «DOL uh koh SEHF uh luhs», adjective. = dolichocephalic. (Cf. ↑dolichocephalic) …   Useful english dictionary