Sexagesima

noun Sex·a·ges·i·ma \ ˌseksəˈjesəmə , -jāzəmə \
variants: or less commonly Sexagesima Sunday

Definition of Sexagesima

plural -s
:the second Sunday before Lent and the eighth before Easter in the church year as observed by various branches of the Christian church

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Origin and Etymology of sexagesima

Late Latin sexagesima, from Latin, feminine of sexagesimus sixtieth


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