Definition of hebdomadal in English:

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Pronunciation: /hɛbˈdɒməd(ə)l/


Weekly (used especially of organizations which meet weekly): Oxford University’s Hebdomadal Council
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  • Incidentally, when looking to see whether I really meant gerund, I encountered ‘hebdomadal’ - occurring every seven days.
  • Though I doubt we have sufficient data to produce statistically significant results by this method, other epigraphic evidence also points to the spread of the hebdomadal week in the first century.
  • The hebdomadal letter does not always represent the same weekday every year.


Early 17th century (in the sense 'lasting seven days'): from late Latin hebdomadalis, from Greek hebdomas, hebdomad- 'the number seven, seven days', from hepta 'seven'.

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