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octuplet

[ ok-tuhp-lit, -too-plit, -tyoo-; ok-too-plit, -tyoo- ]
/ ɒkˈtʌp lɪt, -ˈtu plɪt, -ˈtyu-; ˈɒk tʊ plɪt, -tyʊ- /
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noun

a group, series, or combination of eight related items.
Music. a group of eight notes that are to be played or sung in the same time as six notes of equal value.

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Origin of octuplet

First recorded in 1850–55; octuple + -et
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