a group, series, or set
of eight identical copies (usually preceded by in
having or consisting of eight identical parts; eightfold.
noting the eighth copy or item.
verb (used with object) 4.
to make eight copies of.
to make eight times as great, as by multiplying.
< Latin octuplicātus,
equivalent to octupl
folded (see plicate
), on the model of quadruplus, quadruplicātus