sexpartite

[ seks-pahr-tahyt ]
/ sɛksˈpɑr taɪt /
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adjective

divided into or consisting of six parts.
Architecture. (of a vault) divided into six compartments by two ogives and three transverse arches, one of which crosses the ogives at the point at which they cross each other.

Nearby words

  1. sexless,
  2. sexlessly,
  3. sexological,
  4. sexologist,
  5. sexology,
  6. sexpert,
  7. sexploitation,
  8. sexpot,
  9. sext,
  10. sextain

Origin of sexpartite

First recorded in 1750–60; sex- + partite

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British Dictionary definitions for sexpartite

sexpartite

/ (sɛksˈpɑːtaɪt) /

adjective

(esp of vaults, arches, etc) divided into or composed of six parts
maintained by or involving six participants or groups of participants
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