octuplet[ŏk-tŭpˈlĭt, -to͞oˈplĭt, -tyo͞oˈ-]
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- One of eight offspring delivered at a single birth.
- A group or combination of eight associated by common properties or behavior.
Origin: From octuple (modeled on triplet).