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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
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British Dictionary definitions for ogdoad

ogdoad

/ˈɒɡdəʊˌæd/
noun
1.
a group of eight
Word Origin
C17: via Late Latin from Greek ogdoos eighth, from oktō eight
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