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[en-ee-ad] /ˈɛn iˌæd/

a group of nine persons or things.
Egyptian Religion.

a group or series of nine
the sum of or number nine

“group of nine things,” 1650s, from Greek enneas (genitive enneados) “group of nine,” from ennea “nine” (cognate with Sanskrit nava, Latin novem, Gothic niun, Old English nigun; see nine).


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