sexto

noun
sex·​to | \ ˈseks-(ˌ)tō How to pronounce sexto (audio) \
plural sextos

Definition of sexto

: sixmo

First Known Use of sexto

1847, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sexto

Latin sexto, ablative of sextus sixth

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about sexto

Statistics for sexto

Cite this Entry

“Sexto.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sexto. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

Comments on sexto

What made you want to look up sexto? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Star Wars Words Quiz

  • cu jedi training
  • The bounty portion of bounty hunters (such as Boba Fett) comes from a Latin word meaning
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!