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noun Singular: Acephalus
  1. A mythological people reported by Herodotus and Josephus to have no or removable heads.
  2. (Ecclesiastical History): The Eutychians, a Christian sect in the year 482 without a leader. See http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01100c.htm.
  3. (Ecclesiastical History): Bishops and certain clergymen not under regular diocesan control.
  4. A class of levelers in the time of King Henry I.
Etymology: Late Latin, plural of acephalus. See Acephal


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