Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A combining form from Gr. "epta`, seven.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An element in many compound words of Greek origin or formation, meaning ‘seven.’

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A member of the honeysuckle family, its scientific name combines the Greek terms "hepta"

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  • "hepta" had been deleted and "pente" substituted in every instance, and the fraud had not been detected because the rest of the Greek writing was absolutely genuine.

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  • The assignments were usually rotated weekly, and this is reflected in hebdomadarian's etymology, it derives from the Greek for seven, hepta.

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  • Homoios gar hosper hoi hieroi prophetai to hen kai to auto pneuma eis hepta pneumata merizesthai phasin, houto kai autos mian kai ten auten onomazon areten, tauten eis tessaras aretas merizesthai legei.

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  • Homoios gar hosper hoi hieroi prophetai to hen kai to auto pneuma eis hepta pneumata merizesthai phasin, houto kai autos mian kai ten auten onomazon areten, tauten eis tessaras aretas merizesthai legei: [4999] 1

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  • Coupling the latter with tribenzoylgalloyl chloride yielded hepta - [tribenzoyl-galloyl] - _p_-iodophenyl maltosazone, the structure of which is represented by --

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  • [12] S: 301. to ton hepta stadion anachoma tes thalasses cp.

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  • Ruth 4: 15 he estin agathe soi huper hepta huious.

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  • Jdg. 14: 17 kai eklausen pros auton epi tas hepta hemeras has en autois ho potos.

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  • Now the Greek for seven, _hepta_, has only four characters, the aspirate being marked over the initial vowel.

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