Origin: Middle English sixtene from Old English syxtene: see six and amp; -teen
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- The cardinal number equal to the sum of 15 + 1.
- The 16th in a set or sequence.
Origin: Middle English sixtene, from Old English sixtȳne; see s(w)eks in Indo-European roots.
- six·teenˈ adjective & pron.