sixain

noun

six·​ain
sə̇ˈzān,
(ˈ)sik¦sān
plural -s
: a stanza of six lines : sextain

Word History

Etymology

French, from Old French sisain, from sis six, from Latin sex

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“Sixain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sixain. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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