septuplet

noun
\ sep-ˈtə-plət How to pronounce septuplet (audio) , -ˈtü- How to pronounce septuplet (audio) , -ˈtyü-, ˈsep-tə-\
plural septuplets

Definition of septuplet

: one of seven offspring produced in the same pregnancy

First Known Use of septuplet

1875, in the meaning defined above

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septuplet

noun
sep·​tup·​let | \ sep-ˈtəp-lət, -ˈt(y)üp-lət also ˈsep-təp-\

Medical Definition of septuplet

1 : one of seven offspring born at one birth
2 septuplets plural : a group of seven such offspring

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