octa-

combining form
variants: or octo- or less commonly oct-

Definition of octa-

: eight
  • octane
  • octoroon

Origin and Etymology of octa-

Greek okta-, oktō-, okt- (from oktō) & Latin octo-, oct-, from octo — more at eight


OCTA- Defined for Kids

octa-

prefix
variants: or octo- also oct-

Definition of octa- for Students

: eight

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