octuplicate

adjective
oc·​tu·​pli·​cate | \ (ˈ)äk¦t(y)üplə̇kə̇t, -ləˌkāt \

Definition of octuplicate

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: made in eight identical copies : eightfold

octuplicate

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of octuplicate (Entry 2 of 3)

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

octuplicate

transitive verb
oc·​tu·​pli·​cate
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of octuplicate (Entry 3 of 3)

: to multiply by eight : octuple : reproduce seven times specifically : to make at one time an original and seven carbon copies of

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History and Etymology for octuplicate

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 7 Aug. 2020.

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