noun sex·foil \ˈseks+ˌ-\

Definition of sexfoil

  1. 1a :  a flower with six perianth segments b :  a leaf with six leaflets c :  a group of six leaves

  2. 2 :  a figure enclosed by six joined foils; specifically :  a 6-lobed foliation in Gothic tracery

  3. 3 :  a conventionalized heraldic flower showing six lobe-shaped petals

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Origin and Etymology of sexfoil

sex- + foil

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to cast off or become cast off

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