sexennial[sek sen′ē əl]
- happening every six years
- lasting six years
Origin: from Classical Latin sexennium, six years from sex, six plush annus (see annual) plush -al
- sexennially adverb
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- Occurring every six years.
- Relating to or lasting six years.
Origin: From Latin sexennium, of six years : sex, six; see sex- + annus, year; see at- in Indo-European roots.
- sex·enˈni·al·ly adverb