Septuagesimal

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Septuagesimal Consisting of seventy days, years, etc.; reckoned by seventies. "Our abridged and septuagesimal age."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • septuagesimal [⟨ Septuagesima + -al.]
    • septuagesimal Consisting of seventy, especially of seventy (or between seventy and eighty) years.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Septuagesimal consisting of seventy: counted by seventies
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. septuagesimusseptem, seven. The name, like Quinquagesima and Sexagesima, was most probably adopted on a false analogy with Quadragesima, the Latin name of Lent.