from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of a group of Catholic martyrs who were supposed to carry their heads in their hands.
- n. The family of mollusks with distinct heads.
- n. The family of ventricose and filiform mushrooms.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cephalophoran.
From French céphalophore, from Ancient Greek Κηφᾶς (Kēphâs) + -phore, from Ancient Greek -φορος (-phoros, "bearing"), a derivative of φέρειν (phérein, "to bear, to carry") (Wiktionary)