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sept

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[ 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.
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Origin of sept

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

Other definitions for sept (2 of 3)

sept2
[ set ]
/ sɛt /

noun French.
the number seven.

Other definitions for sept (3 of 3)

Sept.

abbreviation
September. Also Sep.
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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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Medical definitions for sept

sept-

pref.
Variant ofsepto-
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