Definition of octonary in English:


Syllabification: oc·to·nar·y
Pronunciation: /ˈäktəˌnerē


  • Relating to or based on the number eight.
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    • Base 8 is called octonary or octal.
    • It is apparent that the pattern of distribution in many families of geophilomorphs shows an excess of octonary forms.

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