sexostiate

adjective

sex·​os·​ti·​ate
(ˈ)sek¦sästēə̇t,
-ēˌāt
1
: having six ostia
2
[New Latin Sexostiatae] : of or relating to the Sexostiatae

Word History

Etymology

sex- + New Latin ostium + English -ate

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“Sexostiate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sexostiate. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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