sesquialteral

adjective ses·qui·al·ter·al

Definition of sesquialteral

  1. :  one and a half times as great as another :  having the ratio of one and a half to one

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Origin and Etymology of sesquialteral

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


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