of or consisting of eight or groups of eight
Origin of octonaryClassical Latin octonarius from octo, eight
- a group of eight
- a stanza of eight lines
- Of or relating to the number eight.
- Consisting of eight members or of groups containing eight.
A group or set of eight.
Origin of octonaryLatin octōnārius containing eight from octōnī eight each from octō eight ; see oktō(u) in Indo-European roots.
- A group of eight things
From the Latin octÅnÄrius (“containing eight"), from octÅnÄ« (“eight at a time", “by eights", “eight each") + -Ärius (whence the English suffix -ary).