Ipomoea tuberosa
Seven Sev"en, a. [OE. seven, seoven, seofen, AS. seofon, seofan, seofen; akin to D. zeven, OS., Goth., & OHG. sibun, G. sieben, Icel. sjau, sj["o], Sw. sju, Dan. syv, Lith. septyni, Russ. seme, W. saith, Gael. seachd, Ir. seacht, L. septem, Gr. ???, Skr. saptan. [root]305. Cf. {Hebdomad}, {Heptagon}, {September}.] One more than six; six and one added; as, seven days make one week. [1913 Webster]

{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 ({Ipom[oe]a tuberosa}) related to the morning-glory. [1913 Webster]


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