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ogdoad

Line breaks: og¦doad
Pronunciation: /ˈɒɡdəʊad
 
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Definition of ogdoad in English:

noun

rare
A group or set of eight.

Origin

early 17th century: via late Latin from Greek ogdoas, ogdoad-, from ogdoos 'eighth', from oktō 'eight'.

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