sesquialteral

adjective

ses·​qui·​al·​ter·​al
: one and a half times as great as another : having the ratio of one and a half to one

Word History

Etymology

Latin sesquialter one and a half times as great (from sesqui- + alter other of two, second) + English -al

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“Sesquialteral.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sesquialteral. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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