sep·tu·ple (sĕp-tpəl, -ty-, -tŭpəl)
1. Consisting of seven parts or members.
2. Seven times as much in size, strength, number, or amount.
A sevenfold amount or number.
tr. & intr.v. sep·tu·pled, sep·tu·pling, sep·tu·ples
To multiply or be multiplied by seven.
[Late Latin septuplus, sevenfold : Latin septem, seven; see sept in the Appendix of Indo-European roots + -plus, -fold; see pel-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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