- of or relating to the number 60.
- composed of or proceeding by sixties.
- a sexagenarian.
Origin of sexagenary
1525–35; < Latin sexāgēnārius, equivalent to sexāgēn(ī), distributive of sexāgintā sixty + -ārius -ary
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Examples from the Web for sexagenary
The child, now a sexagenary, disclosed it to the municipality.
The child, now a sexagenary, disclosed it to the municipiality.
These were used by the Chinese over four thousand years ago as the names of a cycle of sixty years, called the sexagenary.
Besides, this method gives you the whole sixty names of the sexagenary at one view.