octuplet

octuplet

[ok-tuhp-lit, -too-plit, -tyoo-; ok-too-plit, -tyoo-]
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:
1850–55; octuple + -et

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