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hebdomadal

[heb-dom-uh-dl] /hɛbˈdɒm ə dl/
adjective
1.
taking place, coming together, or published once every seven days; weekly:
hebdomadal meetings; hebdomadal groups; hebdomadal journals.
noun
2.
a weekly magazine, newspaper, etc.
Compare diurnal (def 7).
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; < Late Latin hebdomadālis. See hebdomad, -al1
Related forms
hebdomadally, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for hebdomadally

hebdomadal

/hɛbˈdɒmədəl/
adjective
1.
a rare word for weekly
Derived Forms
hebdomadally, adverb
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Word Origin and History for hebdomadally
adv.

"weekly," 1816, pedantic humor, from Latin hebdomas, from Greek hebdomas "the number seven; a period of seven (days)," from hepta "seven" (from PIE *septm; see seven) + -mos, suffix used to form ordinal numbers, cognate with Latin -mus.

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