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-tuple
Pronunciation: /ˈtjuːp(ə)l/

Definition of -tuple in English:

combiningForm

chiefly Mathematics
Forming nouns and adjectives with a preceding algebraic symbol with the sense '(an entity or set) consisting of as many parts or elements as indicated by the symbol, such as n-tuple.

Origin

From the ending of quintuple, octuple, etc..

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