hexaemeric

hexaemeron

[hek-suh-em-uh-ron]
noun
1.
the six days of the Creation.
2.
a written account of them, especially the Biblical account. Gen. 1.
3.
a treatise on them.


Origin:
1585–95; < Late Latin < Greek hexaḗmeron period of six days, neuter of hexaḗmeros of six days (adj.), equivalent to hexa- hexa- + (h)ēmér(a) day + -os noun suffix

hexaemeric, adjective
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hexaemeron or hexahemeron (ˌhɛksəˈɛmərɒn)
 
n
a.  the period of six days in which God created the world
 b.  the account of the Creation in Genesis 1
 
[C16: via Late Latin from Greek, from hexaēmeros (adj) of six days, from hexa- + hēmera day]
 
hexahemeron or hexahemeron
 
n
 
[C16: via Late Latin from Greek, from hexaēmeros (adj) of six days, from hexa- + hēmera day]
 
hexa'emeric or hexahemeron
 
adj
 
hexa'hemeric or hexahemeron
 
adj

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