- a group of six persons or things
- a composition for six voices or six instruments
- a group of six performers of such a composition, or any group of six musicians playing together
Origin of sextetaltered by associated, association with Classical Latin sex, six ; from sestet
- Music a. A composition for six voices or six instruments.b. A group of six singers or six instrumentalists.
- A group of six.
Origin of sextetAlteration of sestet.