1. Adjective.  Headless.
  2. Adjective.  (zoology) Without a distinct head; -- a term applied to bivalve mollusks.
  3. Adjective.  (botany) Having the style spring from the base, instead of from the apex, as is the case in certain ovaries.
  4. Adjective.  Without a leader or chief.
  5. Adjective.  Wanting the beginning.
  6. Adjective.  (prosody) Deficient in the beginning, as a line of poetry that is missing its expected opening syllable - Brande.

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