octofoil

adjective
oc·to·foil | \ ˈäktəˌfȯil \

Definition of octofoil 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: having eight leaves a temple column of octofoil plan

octofoil

noun
\ " \

Definition of octofoil (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : an octofoil figure the chancel … window has an octofoil above three cusped lights —Nikolaus Pevsner

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History and Etymology for octofoil

Adjective

octa- + foil, noun

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