Definition of sextuplet
1 : a combination of six of a kind
2 : one of six offspring born at one birth
3 : a group of six equal musical notes performed in the time ordinarily given to four of the same value
Examples of sextuplet in a Sentence
She gave birth to sextuplets.
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The mother of eight’s sextuplets — Aaden, Alexis, Collin, Hannah, Leah and Joel — turned 13 on May 10, and had a glamping- and camping-themed birthday bash to celebrate!
After 17 years of trying to become a mother, Ajibola Taiwo from Western Nigeria gave birth to sextuplets May 11 at VCU Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia.
But one Virginia couple kept trying, and became the new parents to sextuplets earlier this month.
RICHMOND, Va. -- A Virginia hospital says its staff has successfully delivered sextuplets and the three boys and three girls are thriving.
After struggling to conceive for 17 years, a couple in Virginia welcomed sextuplets into their family with the help of a 40-person medical team.
Jamie Burton, a NICU nurse, helps one of the sextuplets.
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Definition of sextuplet for English Language Learners
: one of six babies born at the same time to the same mother
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