septuplicate

[ noun, adjective sep-too-pli-kit, -tyoo-; verb sep-too-pli-keyt, -tyoo- ]
/ noun, adjective sɛpˈtu plɪ kɪt, -ˈtyu-; verb sɛpˈtu plɪˌkeɪt, -ˈtyu- /

noun

a group, series, or set of seven identical copies (usually preceded by in).

adjective

having or consisting of seven identical parts; sevenfold.
noting the seventh copy or item.

verb (used with object), sep·tu·pli·cat·ed, sep·tu·pli·cat·ing.

to make seven copies of.
to make seven times as great, as by multiplying.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. septum,
  2. septum pellucidum,
  3. septum penis,
  4. septuple,
  5. septuplet,
  6. sepulcher,
  7. sepulcher, holy,
  8. sepulchral,
  9. sepulchre,
  10. sepulture

Origin of septuplicate

< Medieval Latin septuplicātus (past participle of septuplicāre to multiply by seven), equivalent to Late Latin septu(plus) septuple + -plicātus, as in quadruplicātus; see quadruplicate

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British Dictionary definitions for septuplicate

septuplicate

/ (sɛpˈtjuːplɪkət) /

noun

a group or set of seven things

adjective

having or being in seven parts; sevenfold
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