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octuplicate

[n., adj. ok-too-pli-kit, -keyt, -tyoo-, -tuhp-li-; v. ok-too-pli-keyt, -kit, -tyoo-, -tuhp-li-] /n., adj. ɒkˈtu plɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt, -ˈtyu-, -ˈtʌp lɪ-; v. ɒkˈtu plɪˌkeɪt, -kɪt, -ˈtyu-, -ˈtʌp lɪ-/
noun
1.
a group, series, or set of eight identical copies (usually preceded by in).
adjective
2.
having or consisting of eight identical parts; eightfold.
3.
noting the eighth copy or item.
verb (used with object), octuplicated, octuplicating.
4.
to make eight copies of.
5.
to make eight times as great, as by multiplying.
Origin of octuplicate
< Latin octuplicātus, equivalent to octupl(us) octuple + plicātus folded (see plicate), on the model of quadruplus, quadruplicātus
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