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From Italian sestina.

NounEdit

sestina (plural sestinas)

  1. (poetry) A highly structured poem consisting of six six-line stanzas followed by a tercet or envoy, for a total of thirty-nine lines.
  2. (music) A chord comprising the first six members of the harmonic series.

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EtymologyEdit

From sesto "sixth".

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sestina f (plural sestine)

  1. (poetry) A six-line stanza, sestet, sestina, sextain
  2. (music) sextuplet

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