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Lacking a skull or cranium; (formerly) specifically belonging to the subphylum Cephalochordata (formerly Acrania) of primitive vertebrates lacking braincases.
An acraniate organism; especially a cephalochordate.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Canadian Journal. Either from a- + craniate, or from scientific Latin Acrania + -ate.
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.