octavalent

octavalent

[ok-tuh-vey-luhnt]
adjective Chemistry.
having a valence of eight.

Origin:
1875–80; octa- + -valent

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octavalent (ˌɒktəˈveɪlənt)
 
adj
chem having a valency of eight

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