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

  • adj. 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).
  • adj. Of or relating to the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Pope Sixtus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Pope Sixtus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to any pope of the name of Sixtus, especially to Sixtus IV. (1471– 1484) and Sixtus V. (1585–90). Also Sixtine.

Etymologies

Italian sistino, from New Latin sixtīnus, from Medieval Latin Sixtus, the name of several popes, from Latin Sextus, Roman praenomen, from sextus, sixth; see sext.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Italian sistino (Wiktionary)

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