hexaemeron

noun
hex·​a·​em·​er·​on
variants: or hexahemeron \ -​ˈhe-​ \
plural -s

Definition of hexaemeron

: the six days of the creation

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History and Etymology for hexaemeron

Late Latin hexaëmeron, from Greek hexaēmeron, from neuter of hexaēmeros of six days, from hexa- + hēmera day

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“Hexaemeron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hexaemeron. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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