Pronunciation: (sep-tup'lit, -tOO'plit, -tyOO'-), [key]
1. any group or combination of seven.
2. one of seven offspring born at one birth.
3. septuplets,seven offspring born at one birth.
4. Music.a group of seven notes of equal value performed in the same amount of time normally taken to perform four or six.
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