Tuesday, July 12, 2011


Sextuple \seks-TOO-pul\ or \seks-TYOO-puhl\ or \seks-TUHP-uhl\ or \SEKS-too-puhl\ or \SEKS-tyoo-puhl\ , adjective;
1. Consisting of six parts; sexpartite
2. Six times as great or as many
3. Music: Characterized by six beats or pulses to the measure
1. To make or become six times as great

Sextuple is first attested in the 1560's from post-classical Latin sextuplus from Latin sextus + -plus ("sixth" + "double").

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