Meaning of MULTIPLICITY in English

/mul'teuh plis"i tee/ , n. , pl. multiplicities .

1. a large number or variety: a multiplicity of errors.

2. the state of being multiplex or manifold; manifold variety.

[ 1580-90; multiplicitas, equiv. to multiplic- (s. of multiplex ) MULTIPLEX + -itas -ITY ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .