sexennial[sek sen′ē əl]
- happening every six years
- lasting six years
Origin of sexennial; from Classical Latin sexennium, six years ; from sex, six + annus (see annual) + -al
- Occurring every six years.
- Relating to or lasting six years.
An event that occurs every six years.
Origin of sexennialFrom Latin sexennium, of six years : sex, six; see sex– + annus, year; see at- in Indo-European roots.
- Lasting six years.
- Happening once in six years.
- A sexennial event.
From Latin sexennium (“a period of six years”).