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  1. the number seven.
  2. a period of seven successive days; week.
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Origin of hebdomad

1535–45; < Latin hebdomad- < Greek (stem of hebdomás week), equivalent to hébdom(os) seventh (see hepta-) + -ad- -ad1
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Related Words for hebdomad

hebdomad, heptad, septenary, septuplicate

British Dictionary definitions for hebdomad


  1. obsolete the number seven or a group of seven
  2. a rare word for week
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Word Origin for hebdomad

C16: from Greek, from hebdomos seventh, from heptas seven
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