[ sep-tuhp-lit, -too-plit, -tyoo- ]
/ sɛpˈtʌp lɪt, -ˈtu plɪt, -ˈtyu- /
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any group or combination of seven.
one of seven offspring born at one birth.
septuplets, seven offspring born at one birth.
Music. a group of seven notes of equal value performed in the same amount of time normally taken to perform four or six.
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British Dictionary definitions for septuplet
/ (sɛpˈtjuːplɪt, ˈsɛptjʊplɪt) /
music a group of seven notes played in a time value of six, eight, etc
one of seven offspring produced at one birth
a group of seven things
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