Origin: ME sexte < ML(Ec) sexta < L sexta (hora), sixth (hour), fem. of sextus, sixth
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Origin: Middle English sexte
Origin: , from Late Latin sexta
Origin: , from Latin sexta (hōra), sixth (hour)
Origin: , feminine of sextus, sixth; see s(w)eks in Indo-European roots.
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