Definitions

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  • n. A thing having seven parts or divisions.
  • n. A seven-unit oligomer.
  • n. An interval of pitch equal to 1/7 of a meride, or 1/301 of an octave.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Anything consisting of seven parts; specifically, that which separates into seven parts.

Etymologies

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From French heptaméride, from Ancient Greek ἑπτά (hepta, "seven") + French méride (cf meridian).

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