sept

1 of 2

noun

: a branch of a family
especially : clan

Sept

2 of 2

abbreviation

Word History

Etymology

Noun

perhaps from Latin septum, saeptum enclosure, fold — more at septum

First Known Use

Noun

1518, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sept was in 1518

Dictionary Entries Near sept

Cite this Entry

“Sept.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sept. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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