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octuplet

[ok-tuhp-lit, -too-plit, -tyoo-; ok-too-plit, -tyoo-] /ɒkˈtʌp lɪt, -ˈtu plɪt, -ˈtyu-; ˈɒk tʊ plɪt, -tyʊ-/
noun
1.
a group, series, or combination of eight related items.
2.
Music. a group of eight notes that are to be played or sung in the same time as six notes of equal value.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; octuple + -et
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