Definition of octofoil in English:

octofoil

Line breaks: octo|foil
Pronunciation: /ˈɒktə(ʊ)fɔɪl/

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adjective

  • Having or consisting of eight leaves or lobes.

noun

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  • An octofoil ornamental or heraldic figure.

Origin

mid 19th century: from octo- 'eight', on the pattern of words such as trefoil.

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