decaplet (plural decaplets)
- Alternative form of .
1956, Peter Fleming, My Aunt's Rhinoceros, and Other Reflections,], page 78:
- "Medical opinion is that reported instances of multiple [human] births in excess of seven must be looked on with great suspicion," they write sternly; yet they do not deny us a somehow tantalizing glimpse of Ann Birch who, in 1781, is alleged to have produced decaplets of whom one girl survived to marry a Mr. Platt of Leeds.
- 1989 July 30, "For the Record", Chicago Sun-Times, page 4:
- There have been three cases reported of decaplets - multiple births of 10 children.