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octavalent

[ ok-tuh-vey-luhnt ]
/ ˌɒk təˈveɪ lənt /
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adjective Chemistry.
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
/ (ˌɒktəˈveɪlənt) /

adjective
chem having a valency of eight
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