Saturday

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From Old English Sæternesdæg (day of Saturn), from Sætern (Saturn), from Latin Saturnus (the god of agriculture), possibly from Etruscan, + Old English dæg (day); a translation of Latin dies Saturni. Compare West Frisian saterdei, Low German Saterdag, Dutch zaterdag.

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Saturday (plural Saturdays)

  1. The seventh day of the week in many religious traditions, and the sixth day of the week in systems using the ISO 8601 norm; the Biblical seventh day of the week, observed as Sabbath or "Day of Rest"; it follows Friday and precedes Sunday.

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Saturday (not comparable)

  1. on Saturday

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