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septuplet

[sep-tuhp-lit, -too-plit, -tyoo-] /sɛpˈtʌp lɪt, -ˈtu plɪt, -ˈtyu-/
noun
1.
any group or combination of seven.
2.
one of seven offspring born at one birth.
3.
septuplets, seven offspring born at one birth.
4.
Music. a group of seven notes of equal value performed in the same amount of time normally taken to perform four or six.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; septuple + -et
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British Dictionary definitions for septuplets

septuplet

/sɛpˈtjuːplɪt; ˈsɛptjʊplɪt/
noun
1.
(music) a group of seven notes played in a time value of six, eight, etc
2.
one of seven offspring produced at one birth
3.
a group of seven things
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