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octavalent

[ok-tuh-vey-luh nt] /ˌɒk təˈveɪ lənt/
adjective, Chemistry.
1.
having a valence of eight.
Origin of octavalent
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80; octa- + -valent
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British Dictionary definitions for octavalent

octavalent

/ˌɒktəˈveɪlənt/
adjective
1.
(chem) having a valency of eight
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