octuple

[ ok-too-puh l, -tyoo-; ok-too-puh l, -tyoo- ]
/ ˈɒk tʊ pəl, -tyʊ-; ɒkˈtu pəl, -ˈtyu- /

adjective

eightfold; eight times as great.
having eight effective units or elements.

verb (used with object), oc·tu·pled, oc·tu·pling.

to make eight times as great.

noun

Rowing. a shell rowed by a crew of eight, each rower using a pair of oars.

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Origin of octuple

1595–1605; < Latin octuplus, equivalent to octu-, variant (before labials) of octō- octo- + -plus -fold
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British Dictionary definitions for octuple

octuple
/ (ˈɒktjʊpəl) /

noun

a quantity or number eight times as great as another

adjective

eight times as much or as many
consisting of eight parts

verb

(tr) to multiply by eight

Word Origin for octuple

C17: from Latin octuplus, from octo eight + -plus as in duplus double
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