AskDefine | Define hebdomad

Dictionary Definition

hebdomad n : any period of seven consecutive days; "it rained for a week" [syn: week]

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English

Etymology

From late Latin hebdomad, from Greek ἑβδομάς ‘group of seven’, from ἑπτά ‘seven’.

Pronunciation

  • /ˈhɛbdəmæd/

Noun

  1. A group of seven.
  2. A period of a seven days, a week.
  3. A group of seven superhuman beings.
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