acephalus, um (ἀκέφαλος), ohne Kopf, versus, Mar. Victor. 67, 17; 135, 32; 137, 33 K. Mar. Plot. 452, 20 K. Terent. Maur. 2349; 2427 u. 2459. Vgl. Gloss. V, 342, 50 ›acefalon sine capite‹. 1806–1895.

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