eightfold; eight times as great.
having eight effective units or elements.
verb (used with object), octupled, octupling.
to make eight times as great.
Rowing. a shell rowed by a crew of eight, each rower using a pair of oars.
< Latin octuplus,
equivalent to octu-,
variant (before labials) of octō- octo-
+ -plus -fold