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octuplicate

[n., adj. ok-too-pli-kit, -keyt, -tyoo-, -tuhp-li-; v. ok-too-pli-keyt, -kit, -tyoo-, -tuhp-li-] /n., adj. ɒkˈtu plɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt, -ˈtyu-, -ˈtʌp lɪ-; v. ɒkˈtu plɪˌkeɪt, -kɪt, -ˈtyu-, -ˈtʌp lɪ-/
noun
1.
a group, series, or set of eight identical copies (usually preceded by in).
adjective
2.
having or consisting of eight identical parts; eightfold.
3.
noting the eighth copy or item.
verb (used with object), octuplicated, octuplicating.
4.
to make eight copies of.
5.
to make eight times as great, as by multiplying.
Origin
< Latin octuplicātus, equivalent to octupl(us) octuple + plicātus folded (see plicate), on the model of quadruplus, quadruplicātus
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