Ogdoad

noun
Og·do·ad | \ˈägdōˌad\
plural -s

Definition of Ogdoad 

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

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History and Etymology for Ogdoad

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

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