Seven

Definition of Seven

Sev´en
a.1.One more than six; six and one added; as, seven days make one week.
Seven sciences
See the Note under Science, n., 4.
Seven stars
(Astron.) the Pleiades.
Seven wonders of the world
See under Wonders.
Seven-year apple
(Bot.) a rubiaceous shrub (Genipa clusiifolia) growing in the West Indies; also, its edible fruit.
Seven-year vine
(Bot.) a tropical climbing plant (IpomŒa tuberosa) related to the morning-glory.
n.1.The number greater by one than six; seven units or objects.
Of every beast, and bird, and insect small,
Game sevens and pairs.
- Milton.
2.A symbol representing seven units, as 7, or vii.

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