noun, genitive Sex·tan·tis [sek-stan-tis] /sɛkˈstæn tɪs/ for 1.
Origin of Sextans
Origin of sextan
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The people buried him by the contribution of a sextans from each person.The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08
Sextans, seks′tanz, n. an ancient Roman bronze coin, worth one-sixth of the as.
We may just glance at two double stars in the small constellation of Sextans, situated under Leo.Pleasures of the telescope