octuple

octuple

[ok-too-puhl, -tyoo-; ok-too-puhl, -tyoo-]
adjective
1.
eightfold; eight times as great.
2.
having eight effective units or elements.
verb (used with object), octupled, octupling.
3.
to make eight times as great.
noun
4.
Rowing. a shell rowed by a crew of eight, each rower using a pair of oars.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Latin octuplus, equivalent to octu-, variant (before labials) of octō- octo- + -plus -fold

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octuple (ˈɒktjʊpəl)
 
n
1.  a quantity or number eight times as great as another
 
adj
2.  eight times as much or as many
3.  consisting of eight parts
 
vb
4.  (tr) to multiply by eight
 
[C17: from Latin octuplus, from octo eight + -plus as in duplus double]

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