Sestet Definition

sĕ-stĕt
noun
Webster's New World
The final six lines of a Petrarchan sonnet.
Webster's New World
A poem or stanza of six lines.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Sestet

Noun

Singular:
sestet
Plural:
sestets

Origin of Sestet

  • Italian sestetto from sesto sixth from Latin sextus s(w)eks in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Italian sestetto, from sesto sixth, Latin sextus, from sex six.

    From Wiktionary

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