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septenary

noun sep·tenary \sepˈtenərē, ˈseptəˌnerē, sepˈtēnərē\

Definition of septenary

plural

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  1. 1 archaic :  a group or set of seven; specifically :  septennium

  2. 2 :  a fourteener (as the trochaic tetrameter catalectic in medieval Latin verse, the iambic verse of seven and a half feet of Middle English poetry) often printed in two lines —called also septenar, septenarius

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Origin and Etymology of septenary

Latin septenarius, from septenarius of or relating to seven


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septenary

adjective sep·tenary \(ˈ)sep¦tenərē, ˈseptəˌnerē, (ˈ)sep¦tēnərē\

Definition of septenary

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the number seven or to a septenary

  2. 2 :  septuple

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Origin and Etymology of septenary

Latin septenarius, from septeni seven each, seven (from septem seven) + -arius -ary


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