Sexagesima

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

Definition of Sexagesima

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

History and Etymology for Sexagesima

Late Latin sexagesima, from Latin, feminine of sexagesimus sixtieth

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“Sexagesima.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sexagesima. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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