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sextuplet

[seks-tuhp-lit, -too-plit, -tyoo-, seks-too-plit, -tyoo-] /sɛksˈtʌp lɪt, -ˈtu plɪt, -ˈtyu-, ˈsɛks tʊ plɪt, -tyʊ-/
noun
1.
a group or combination of six things.
2.
one of six offspring born at one birth.
3.
sextuplets, six children or offspring born of one pregnancy.
4.
Music. a group of six notes of equal value performed in the same time normally taken to perform four.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; sextuple + -et; cf. triplet
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British Dictionary definitions for sextuplet

sextuplet

/ˈsɛkstjʊplɪt/
noun
1.
one of six offspring born at one birth
2.
a group of six things
3.
(music) a group of six notes played in a time value of four
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Word Origin and History for sextuplet
n.

1852, from adjective sextuple (1620s); patterned on triplet, etc.

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