sextuple[seks to̵̅o̅′pəl, seks′tə pəl]
- consisting of or including six
- six times as much or as many; sixfold
- Music having six beats to a measure
Origin: < L sextus, sixth, after quadruple
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tr. & intr.v. sex·tu·pled, sex·tu·pling, sex·tu·ples
- Consisting of six parts or members.
- Six times as much in size, strength, number, or amount.
- Music Having six beats to the measure.
Origin: Medieval Latin sextuplus, sixfold : Latin sextus, sixth; see sextile + -plus, -fold; see pel-2 in Indo-European roots.
- sex·tuˈply adverb