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Sistine

[ sis-teen, -tin, -tahyn ]
/ ˈsɪs tin, -tɪn, -taɪn /
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adjective
of or relating to any pope named Sixtus.
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Origin of Sistine

1860–65; <Italian Sistino, pertaining to Sisto man's name (<Latin Sextus (Medieval Latin Sixtus), special use of sextussixth); see -ine1
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