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sept

[sept] /sɛpt/
noun
1.
(in Scotland) a branch of a clan.
2.
Anthropology. a group believing itself derived from a common ancestor.
3.
Archaic. a clan.
Origin
1510-1520
1510-20; perhaps < Latin sēptum paddock, enclosure, fold (in figurative use, e.g., Sept of Christ)

sept

[set] /sɛt/
noun, French.
1.
the number seven.

Sept.

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British Dictionary definitions for sept

sept

/sɛpt/
noun
1.
(anthropol) a clan or group that believes itself to be descended from a common ancestor
2.
a branch of a tribe or nation, esp in medieval Ireland or Scotland
Word Origin
C16: perhaps variant of sect

Sept

abbreviation
1.
September
2.
Septuagint
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Word Origin and History for sept
n.

1540s, "enclosed area," from Latin septum (see septum). As "division of a nation or tribe," 1510s, "prob. a var. of sect" [OED].

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Sept.

September
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