The definition of a sept is a part of a family or clan.(noun)
Member of a well-known Irish family living near one another in the U.S. is an example of a sept.
Sept is defined as an abbreviation for September.(abbreviation)
The shortened name for the 9th month on a calendar is an example of Sept.
See sept in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: var. of sect (prob. by confusion with L septum: see septum)
See sept in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Probably alteration of sect.
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