A*ceph"a*lous (#), a. [See Acephal.]
Without a distinct head; -- a term applied to bivalve mollusks.
Having the style spring from the base, instead of from the apex, as is the case in certain ovaries.
Without a leader or chief.
Wanting the beginning.
A false or acephalous structure of sentence.
Deficient and the beginning, as a line of poetry.
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