Etymology
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sept (n.)

"enclosed area," 1540s, from Latin septum (see septum). As "division of a nation or tribe," 1510s, it is apparently a different word, "prob. a var. of sect" [OED].

updated on May 11, 2022

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Definitions of sept from WordNet
1
sept (n.)
people descended from a common ancestor;
Synonyms: family / family line / folk / kinfolk / kinsfolk / phratry
2
Sept (n.)
the month following August and preceding October;
Synonyms: September / Sep
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.