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  • v. Reduce by one sixth.
  • v. Reduce to one sixth.
  • adj. sixfold degenerate
  • n. A group of six peaks or lines

Etymologies

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Latin sextus ("sixth") + English -ate; compare quintate, septimate, and decimate

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