Origin of sextile
Examples from the Web for sextile
The Sun sextile Jupiter, Tuesday and Wednesday, is subtly designed to keep you middle-grounded.What the Stars Hold for Your Week, June 26-July 2, 2011|Starsky + Cox|June 26, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Accidental dignities are when a planet is swift in motion, angular or in sextile aspect with Jupiter or Venus.
Saturn in trine or sextile to Venus shows much power of attachment to wife and family.
Mercury in trine or sextile to the Moon gives the capacity for acquiring foreign languages.
Word Origin for sextile
1550s (adj.), "at a distance of 60 degrees;" 1590s (n.); from Latin sextilis (adj.) "the sixth," from sextus "sixth" (ordinal number; see Sextus).