1510–20; perhaps < Latin sēptum paddock, enclosure, fold (in figurative use, e.g., Sept of Christ) Unabridged


noun French.
the number seven.

Sept. Unabridged
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sept (sɛpt)
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
[C16: perhaps variant of sect]

abbreviation for
1.  September
2.  Septuagint

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Example sentences for sept
Among the stories that are being investigated is one published sept.
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