Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Six: hexagram.
  • Containing six atoms, molecules, or groups: hexose.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • Forming compound words with the sense of "six".

Etymologies

Greek, from hex, six; see s(w)eks in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Representing Ancient Greek ἕξ (hex, "six"). (Wiktionary)

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