decuple

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adjective dec·u·ple \ˈde-kyə-pəl\

Definition of decuple

  1. 1 :  tenfold

  2. 2 :  taken in groups of 10

Origin and Etymology of decuple

French décuple, from Medieval French, from Late Latin decuplus, from Latin decem ten + -uplus (as in quadruplus quadruple)


First Known Use: 1613


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