Meaning of acephalist in English:

acephalist

noun

Christian Church

Pronunciation

acephalist

/(ˌ)eɪˈsɛfəlɪst/ /(ˌ)eɪˈsɛf(ə)lɪst/ /(ˌ)eɪˈkɛfəlɪst/

Origin

Late 16th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin acephalus or its etymon ancient Greek ἀκέϕαλος + -ist.