Lewis & Short

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* sesquĭ-octāvus, a, um, num. adj., corresp. to the Gr. ἐπόγδοος, containing nine eighths, or one and an eighth; bearing the ratio of nine to eight: intervallum, Cic. Univ. 7, 21; cf. sesquitertius, and v. sesqui.