bicephalous


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bi·ceph·a·lous

 (bī-sĕf′ə-ləs)
adj. Zoology
Having two heads.

bicephalous

(baɪˈsɛfələs)
adj
1. (Biology) biology having two heads
2. (Biology) crescent-shaped

bi•ceph•a•lous

(baɪˈsɛf ə ləs)

adj.
having two heads.
[1795–1805]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bicephalous - having two headsbicephalous - having two heads      
headed - having a head of a specified kind or anything that serves as a head; often used in combination; "headed bolts"; "three-headed Cerberus"; "a cool-headed fighter pilot"
Translations

bicephalous

adj (spec)dizephal (spec), → bikephalisch (spec)
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Because of the bicephalous character of the executive under the Constitution of the Fifth Republic, and due to the new balance within the constitutional arrangement, there was, after 1962, a new possibility for president and parliament, directly elected by the people, to be synchronized.