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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“Ogdoad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ogdoad. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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