sept

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A corruption of sect, influenced by Latin saeptum (fence, enclosure).

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sept (plural septs)

  1. A clan, tribe, or family, proceeding from a common progenitor. (used especially of the ancient clans in Ireland)
    • 1842, Samuel Lover, Handy Andy[1], volume 2:
      The chief, struck by the illustration, asked at once to be baptized, and all his sept followed his example.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French set, from Latin septem (seven).

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French cardinal numbers
6 7 8
    Cardinal : sept
    Ordinal : septième
French Wikipedia article on sept

sept

  1. seven

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Jèrriais[edit]

Jèrriais cardinal numbers
6 7 8
    Cardinal : sept

Etymology[edit]

From Latin septem, from Proto-Indo-European *septḿ̥.

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sept

  1. seven

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sept m (invariable)

  1. seven

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French septum, from Latin saeptum.

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sept n (plural septuri)

  1. (anatomy) septum

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