sextuplet

[ seks-tuhp-lit, -too-plit, -tyoo-, seks-too-plit, -tyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF sextuplet

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The sextuplet differs from a pair of triplets in having but one accent.

Sextuplet—a group of six notes to be performed in the time ordinarily given to four of the same value.

WORD ORIGIN

1852, from adjective sextuple (1620s); patterned on triplet, etc.

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six

nounsix of something
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