octo-


variant of octa-: octosyllabic.

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British Dictionary definitions for octo-

octo-

octa- or before a vowel oct-


combining form

eightoctosyllabic; octagon

Word Origin for octo-

from Latin octo, Greek okto
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Medical definitions for octo-

octo-

pref.

Eight:octan.
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