Definition of octopartite in US English:

octopartite

adjective

  • Divided into or consisting of eight parts. Formerly: (Law) †(of a contract, indenture, etc.) drawn up in eight corresponding parts, one for each party (obsolete)..

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Thomas Carte (d. 1754), historian. From octo- + partite, after bipartite, tripartite, quadripartite, etc.

Pronunciation

octopartite

/ˌɒktəʊˈpɑːtʌɪt/