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octavalent

[ok-tuh-vey-luh nt]
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adjective Chemistry.
  1. having a valence of eight.
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Origin of octavalent

First recorded in 1875–80; octa- + -valent
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British Dictionary definitions for octavalent

octavalent

adjective
  1. chem having a valency of eight
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