septuplicate

adjective
sep·​tu·​pli·​cate | \ (ˈ)sep¦t(y)üplə̇kə̇t, -lēk- sometimes -ləˌkāt \

Definition of septuplicate

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: made in seven identical copies : sevenfold

septuplicate

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of septuplicate (Entry 2 of 3)

1 : a seventh thing like six others of the same kind
2 : seven copies all alike used with in typed in septuplicate

septuplicate

transitive verb
sep·​tu·​pli·​cate | \ -ləˌkāt \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of septuplicate (Entry 3 of 3)

: to multiply by seven : reproduce six times : septuple specifically : to make at one time an original and six carbon copies

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for septuplicate

Adjective

Medieval Latin septuplicatus, past participle of septuplicare to multiply by seven, from Late Latin septuplus septuple, after such pairs as Latin quadruplus quadruple : quadruplicare to quadruple

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about septuplicate

Statistics for septuplicate

Cite this Entry

“Septuplicate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/septuplicate. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLA Chicago APA Merriam-Webster

Comments on septuplicate

What made you want to look up septuplicate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Who Knew?

True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!