octo-


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Related to octo-: nona-, penta-, hepta-, HEPT, Icosa

octo-

or octa- or oct-
pref.
Eight: octane.

[Greek okta-, oktō- (from oktō) and Latin octō- (from octō); see oktō(u) in Indo-European roots.]

octo-

,

octa-

or before a vowel

oct-

combining form
eight: octosyllabic; octagon.
[from Latin octo, Greek okto]

octo-

var. of octa-: octopod.
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