sextuplicate

1 of 2

adjective

sex·​tu·​pli·​cate seks-ˈtü-pli-kət How to pronounce sextuplicate (audio)
-ˈtyü-
1
: repeated six times
2
: sixth
file the sextuplicate copy
sextuplicate noun

sextuplicate

2 of 2

verb

sex·​tu·​pli·​cate seks-ˈtü-plə-ˌkāt How to pronounce sextuplicate (audio)
-ˈtyü-
sextuplicated; sextuplicating

transitive verb

1
2
: to provide in sextuplicate

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

blend of sextuple and -plicate (as in duplicate)

First Known Use

Adjective

1924, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb

circa 1934, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of sextuplicate was in 1924

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Cite this Entry

“Sextuplicate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sextuplicate. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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