Sistine

adjective
Sis·​tine | \ ˈsi-ˌstēn , si-ˈstēn\
variants: or less commonly \ ˈsik-​ˌstīn , -​ˌstēn \

Definition of Sistine

1 [ from Pope Sixtus IV †1484 ] : of or relating to the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican
2 : of or relating to any of the popes named Sixtus

First Known Use of Sistine

1771, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for Sistine

Italian sistino, from New Latin sixtinus, from Sixtus, name of some popes

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