Ogdoad

noun Og·do·ad \ˈägdōˌad\

Definition of Ogdoad

plural

-s

  1. 1 Gnosticism :  a group of eight divine beings or of eight aeons

  2. 2 Gnosticism :  the seat of rule of the higher archon and his son

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Origin and Etymology of ogdoad

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


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