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cynocephalic (adj.)

"having a head like a dog," 1825, from Latin, from Greek kyōn (genitive kynos) "dog" (from PIE root *kwon- "dog") + kephalikos "pertaining to the head," from kephalē "head" (see cephalo-). Middle English had cino-cephales "fabled race of dog-headed creatures" (c. 1300).

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