octuplet

noun
\ äk-ˈtə-plət How to pronounce octuplet (audio) , -ˈtü-, -ˈtyü-, ˈäk-tə- \
plural octuplets

Definition of octuplet

: one of eight offspring produced in the same pregnancy

First Known Use of octuplet

1901, in the meaning defined above

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“Octuplet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/octuplet. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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