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ennead


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ennead  \En"ne*ad\,  n.  [Gr.  ?,  ?,  fr  ?  nine.] 
  The  number  nine  or  a  group  of  nine 
 
  {The  Enneads},  the  title  given  to  the  works  of  the 
  philosopher  Plotinus  published  by  his  pupil  Porphyry;  -- 
  so  called  because  each  of  the  six  books  into  which  it  is 
  divided  contains  nine  chapters. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ennead 
  n  :  the  cardinal  number  that  is  the  sum  of  eight  and  one  [syn:  {nine}, 
  {9},  {IX},  {niner},  {Nina  from  Carolina}] 




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