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octonary

Line breaks: octo|nary
Pronunciation: /ˈɒktə(ʊ)n(ə)ri
 
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Definition of octonary in English:

adjective

rare
Relating to or based on the number eight.
Example sentences
  • 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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