-tuple

adj combining form, n combining form

indicating a set of the number specified

Nearby words

  1. -tropic,
  2. -tropism,
  3. -tropous,
  4. -tropy,
  5. -tude,
  6. -ty,
  7. -type,
  8. -ule,
  9. -ulent,
  10. -ulous

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Word Origin and History for -tuple

-tuple

1863, word-forming element abstracted from quintuple, etc.

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