octuplicate

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adjective

oc·​tu·​pli·​cate
(ˈ)äk¦t(y)üplə̇kə̇t,
-ləˌkāt
: made in eight identical copies : eightfold

octuplicate

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noun

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plural -s
1
: an eighth thing like seven others of the same kind
2
: eight copies all alike
used with in
typed in octuplicate

octuplicate

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transitive verb

oc·​tu·​pli·​cate
-ed/-ing/-s
: to multiply by eight : octuple : reproduce seven times
specifically : to make at one time an original and seven carbon copies of

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

Latin octuplicatus eightfold, from octuplus, after Latin quadruplus quadruple: quadruplicatus (past participle of quadruplicare to quadruple, quadruplicate)

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“Octuplicate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/octuplicate. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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