from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One of eight offspring delivered at a single birth.
- n. A group or combination of eight associated by common properties or behavior.
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- n. one of a group of eight babies born from the same mother during the same birth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In music, a group of eight notes intended to take the place of six. Also ottamole.
From octuple (modeled on triplet).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)