one of a group of eight babies born from the same mother during the same birth.

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  • octuplet — OCTUPLÉT, octupleţi, s.m. Fiecare dintre cei opt gemeni. – Octuplu + suf. et. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 02.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98 …   Dicționar Român

  • octuplet — /ok tup lit, tooh plit, tyooh ; ok too plit, tyoo /, n. 1. a group, series, or combination of eight related items. 2. Music. a group of eight notes that are to be played or sung in the same time as six notes of equal value. [1850 55; OCTUPLE +… …   Universalium

  • octuplet — n. group of eight things, collection of eight items; group of eight notes that is equal in time to a group of six notes of the same value (Music) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • octuplet — [ ɒktjʊplɪt, ɒk tju:plɪt] noun each of eight children born at one birth …   English new terms dictionary

  • octuplet — oc·tup·let …   English syllables

  • octuplet — /ɒkˈtʌplət/ (say ok tupluht), / ˈtju / (say tyooh ) noun 1. any group or combination of eight related items. 2. Music a group of eight notes to be played or sung in the time of six. 3. one of eight babies born in one birth …  

  • octuplet —    see octuple …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • octuplet — (ˈ)äk|təplə̇t, |t(y)üp , ˈäktəp , usu ə̇d.+V noun ( s) Etymology: octuple (I) + et 1. : a combination of eight of a kind 2. : a group of eight musical notes or tones to be performed in the time of six of the same value …   Useful english dictionary

  • octuple —    , octuplet    a group of 8 items, especially 8 identical items; the word octuplet is also used for one member of the group …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • Suleman octuplets — The Suleman octuplets are six male and two female children conceived via in vitro fertilization (IVF) and subsequently born to Nadya Suleman on January 26, 2009, in Bellflower, California. They presently reside in La Habra, California. They are… …   Wikipedia

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