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Sexennial

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Sexennial Lasting six years, or happening once in six years.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • sexennial Lasting six years, or happening once in six years.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Sexennial seks-en′yal lasting six years: happening once in six years—also Sextenn′ial
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. sexennium, a period of six years, sexennis, of six years; sex, six + annus, a year. See Six, and Annual
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. sex, six, annus, a year.

Usage

In literature:

Associated Words: sexennial, sexennially.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
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