hepta-

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hepta-

or hept-
pref.
Seven: heptarchy.

[Greek, from hepta, seven; see septm̥ in Indo-European roots.]

hepta-

or before a vowel

hept-

combining form
seven: heptameter.
[from Greek]

hepta-

a combining form meaning “seven”: heptamerous.
Also, esp. before a vowel,hept-.
[< Greek, comb. form of heptá seven, c. Latin septem; akin to Old English seofon seven]