[adjective muhl-tee-ley-er, muhl-tahy-; noun muhl-ti-ley-er]
  1. Physical Chemistry. a film consisting of two or more monolayers of different substances.

Origin of multilayer

First recorded in 1920–25; multi- + layer Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Word Origin and History for multilayer

also multi-layer, 1923, from multi- + layer (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper