sept

1
[ sept ]
/ sɛpt /
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noun

(in Scotland) a branch of a clan.
Anthropology. a group believing itself derived from a common ancestor.
Archaic. a clan.

Origin of sept

1
1510–20; perhaps < Latin sēptum paddock, enclosure, fold (in figurative use, e.g., Sept of Christ)

Definition for sept (2 of 4)

sept

2
[ set ]
/ sɛt /

noun French.

the number seven.

Definition for sept (3 of 4)

Sep

or Sep., Sept


Definition for sept (4 of 4)

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British Dictionary definitions for sept (1 of 2)

sept

/ (sɛpt) /

noun

anthropol a clan or group that believes itself to be descended from a common ancestor
a branch of a tribe or nation, esp in medieval Ireland or Scotland

Word Origin for sept

C16: perhaps variant of sect

British Dictionary definitions for sept (2 of 2)

Sept

abbreviation for

September
Septuagint

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