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variant of octa-:
octosyllabic. Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for octo-


combining form
eight: octosyllabic, octagon
Word Origin
from Latin octo, Greek okto
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Word Origin and History for octo-

word-forming element, before vowels oct-, from comb. form of Latin octo "eight" (see octa-).

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octo- in Medicine

octo- or oct- or octa-
Eight: octan.

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