Definition of bicephalous in English:


Syllabification: bi·ceph·a·lous
Pronunciation: /bīˈsefələs


  • Having two heads.
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    • There are a few references and illustrations of the double-headed or bicephalous eagle in this book, but nothing horribly informative.
    • The identity of the bicephalous zoomorphic figure - perhaps a serpent or dragon - is uncertain.
    • On the main facade is an imposing bicephalous eagle, which represented the Hapsburg dynasty.


early 19th century: from bi- 'two' + Greek kephalē 'head' + -ous.

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