Sistine meaning

sĭkstēn, -stīn
Of or relating to any of the five popes named Sixtus, especially Sixtus IV (1414–1484; reigned 1471–1484) and Sixtus V (1520–1590; reigned 1585–1590).
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Of or relating to the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican.
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Of or having to do with any pope named Sixtus.
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Origin of sistine

  • Italian sistino from New Latin sixtīnus from Medieval Latin Sixtus the name of several popes from Latin Sextus Roman praenomen from sextus sixth sext

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