n., adj. /ok tooh"pli kit, -kayt', -tyooh"-, -tup"li-/; v. /ok tooh"pli kayt', -kit, -tyooh"-, -tup"li-/, n., adj., v., octuplicated, octuplicating.
1. a group, series, or set of eight identical copies (usually prec. by in).
2. having or consisting of eight identical parts; eightfold.
3. noting the eighth copy or item.
4. to make eight copies of.
5. to make eight times as great, as by multiplying.
[ < L octuplicatus, equiv. to octupl(us) OCTUPLE + plicatus folded (see PLICATE), on the model of quadruplus, quadruplicatus]

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