octuplet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

octuple +‎ -et

Noun[edit]

octuplet (plural octuplets)

  1. A multiplet of eight related things.
  2. Any of a group of eight babies born from the same mother during the same birth.
  3. (music) A group of eight notes to be played in the time of six.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (any of group of 8): See octet

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