ogdoad

ogdoad

[og-doh-ad]
noun
1.
the number eight.
2.
a group of eight.

Origin:
1615–25; < Late Latin ogdoad- (stem of ogdoas) < Greek ogdoás, derivative of ógdoos eighth; see -ad1

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ogdoad (ˈɒɡdəʊˌæd)
 
n
a group of eight
 
[C17: via Late Latin from Greek ogdoos eighth, from oktō eight]

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