- preceded by fifteen others in a series; 16th
- designating any of the sixteen equal parts of something
Origin: ME sixtenthe, replacing OE syxteotha: see sixteen & -th
- the one following the fifteenth
- any of the sixteen equal parts of something;
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- The ordinal number matching the number 16 in a series.
- One of 16 equal parts.
- six·teenthˈ adverb & adj.