(seks to̵̅o̅′plit, -tup′lit; seks′tə plit)
- any of six offspring born at a single birth
- a collection or group of six, usually of one kind
- Music a group of six equal notes to be played in the same time as four of the same value would be played in the set rhythm
dim. of sextuple
See sextuplet in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- One of six offspring born in a single birth.
- A group or combination of six associated by common properties or behavior.
- Music A group of six notes having the time value of four notes of the same kind.
Origin: From sextuple (modeled on triplet)