sexcentenary

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adjective

sex·​cen·​te·​nary
¦sekˌsen‧¦tenərē,
(ˈ)sek¦sentᵊnˌerē
: relating to the number 600 or a 600th anniversary

sexcentenary

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noun

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: a 600th anniversary or its celebration

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

Latin sescenteni, sexcenteni six hundred each (from sex six + centeni one hundred each, from centum hundred) + English -ary

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“Sexcentenary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sexcentenary. Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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