Hebdomad definition

hĕbdə-măd
A group of seven.
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A period of seven days; a week.
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Seven days; a week.
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A group of seven.
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A period of seven days, a week.
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(Gnosticism) A group of seven superhuman beings.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
hebdomad
Plural:
hebdomads

Origin of hebdomad

  • Latin hebdomas hebdomad- the number seven from Greek from hebdomos seventh from hepta seven septm̥ in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Late Latin hebdomas, from Ancient Greek ἑβδομάς (hebdomas, “group of seven”), from ἑπτά (hepta, “seven”)

    From Wiktionary