Ogdoad

noun

Og·​do·​ad
ˈägdōˌad
plural -s
1
Gnosticism : a group of eight divine beings or of eight aeons
2
Gnosticism : the seat of rule of the higher archon and his son

Word History

Etymology

Greek ogdoad-, ogdoas, from ogdoos eighth (from oktō eight) + -ad-, -as, feminine suffix denoting descent from or connection with

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“Ogdoad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ogdoad. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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