variants or less commonly Sexagesima Sunday
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

Word History


Late Latin sexagesima, from Latin, feminine of sexagesimus sixtieth

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“Sexagesima.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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