follow Dictionary.com

Is Tuesday named for a one-handed god?

ogdoad

[og-doh-ad] /ˈɒg doʊˌæd/
noun
1.
the number eight.
2.
a group of eight.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; < Late Latin ogdoad- (stem of ogdoas) < Greek ogdoás, derivative of ógdoos eighth; see -ad1
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for ogdoads

ogdoad

/ˈɒɡdəʊˌæd/
noun
1.
a group of eight
Word Origin
C17: via Late Latin from Greek ogdoos eighth, from oktō eight
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for ogdoad

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for ogdoads

10
11
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for ogdoads