sex·​to ˈseks-(ˌ)tō How to pronounce sexto (audio)
plural sextos
: sixmo

Word History


Latin sexto, ablative of sextus sixth

First Known Use

1847, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sexto was in 1847

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Cite this Entry

“Sexto.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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