Octonary Oc`to*na*ry, a. [L. octonarius, fr. octoni eight each, fr. octo eight.] Of or pertaining to the number eight. --Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster]

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  • octonary — [äk′tə ner΄ē] adj. [L octonarius < octo,EIGHT] of or consisting of eight or groups of eight n. pl. octonaries 1. a group of eight 2. a stanza of eight lines …   English World dictionary

  • Octonary — An octonary is an eight line section in a poem, song or psalm.[1] The most notable example is found in Psalm 118[2] In the French renaissance the octonaire became a form of moralizing chanson. References ^ Merriam Webster s encyclopedia of… …   Wikipedia

  • octonary — /ok teuh ner ee/, adj., n., pl. octonaries. adj. 1. pertaining to the number 8. 2. consisting of eight. 3. proceeding by eight. 4. octal (def. 1). n. 5. a group of eight; an ogdoad. 6. Also, octal. Pr …   Universalium

  • octonary — См. ottonario …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • octonary — 1. adjective a) Of eighth rank or order. b) Consisting of eight things 2. noun A group of eight things …   Wiktionary

  • octonary — oc·to·nary …   English syllables

  • octonary — /ˈɒktənəri/ (say oktuhnuhree) adjective 1. relating to the number eight. 2. consisting of eight. 3. proceeding by eights. –noun (plural octonaries) 4. a group of eight; an ogdoad. 5. Prosody eight lines, as a stanza. {Latin octōnārius containing… …   Australian English dictionary

  • octonary —   a. pertaining to or consisting of eight; in groups of eight; n. stanza of eight lines …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • octonary — noun the cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one • Syn: ↑eight, ↑8, ↑VIII, ↑eighter, ↑eighter from Decatur, ↑octad, ↑ogdoad, ↑octet • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • octonary notation — aštuonetainė sistema statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. octal notation; octal number system; octal system; octonary notation vok. Achtersystem, n; oktales Zahlsystem, n; Oktalschreibweise, f; Oktalsystem, n rus. восьмеричная система …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

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