sexpartite

adjective

sex·​partite
(ˈ)seks+
1
: divided into or made up of a combination of six parts
2
: of or relating to an architectural system (as in the earliest Gothic) in which a vaulting square has two arched subdivisions on each side and one at each end

Word History

Etymology

sex- + partite

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“Sexpartite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sexpartite. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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