- Music sextet
- the final six lines of a Petrarchan sonnet
- a poem or stanza of six lines
Origin of sestetItalian sestetto, diminutive of sesto, sixth from Classical Latin sextus, sixth from sex, six
- A group of six lines of poetry, especially the last six lines of a Petrarchan sonnet.
- A poem or stanza containing six lines.
Origin of sestetItalian sestetto from sesto sixth from Latin sextus ; see s(w)eks in Indo-European roots.