Sistine

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adjective Sis·tine \ˈsis-ˌtēn, sis-ˈ\
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Sixtine

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Definition of Sistine

  1. 1 [from Pope Sixtus IV †1484] :  of or relating to the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican

  2. 2 :  of or relating to any of the popes named Sixtus

Origin and Etymology of sistine

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


First Known Use: 1771

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