octonary: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ok'tu-ner"ē), [key]
— adj., n., pl. -nar•ies.
  1. pertaining to the number 8.
  2. consisting of eight.
  3. proceeding by eight.
  4. octal (def. 1).
  1. a group of eight; an ogdoad.
  2. a stanza of eight lines.
  3. a number in an octonary system.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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