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sexagenary

[sek-saj-uh-ner-ee] /sɛkˈsædʒ əˌnɛr i/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the number 60.
2.
composed of or proceeding by sixties.
noun, plural sexagenaries.
4.
Origin of sexagenary
1525-1535
1525-35; < Latin sexāgēnārius, equivalent to sexāgēn(ī), distributive of sexāgintā sixty + -ārius -ary
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