Clan vs Sept - What's the difference?

clan | sept |


As nouns the difference between clan and sept

is that clan is while sept is a clan, tribe, or family, proceeding from a common progenitor (used especially of the ancient clans in ireland).

clan

English

(wikipedia clan)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (anthropology) A group of people all descended from a common ancestor, in fact or belief.
  • A traditional social group of families in the Scottish Highlands having a common hereditary chieftain
  • Any association of people behaving clannishly.
  • (video games) A group of players who habitually play on the same team in multiplayer games.
  • A badger colony.
  • Derived terms

    * clannish * matriclan * patriclan

    Descendants

    * Dutch: (l) * German: (l)

    sept

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A clan, tribe, or family, proceeding from a common progenitor. (used especially of the ancient clans in Ireland)
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    See also

    * (wikipedia "sept") *

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