Definition of sextolet in English:

sextolet

noun

Music
  • A group of six notes of equal length, to be played in the time of a smaller number of notes of the same kind, typically four, and usually designated by a figure 6.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in John Stainer (1840–1901), musicologist and composer. From French sextolet from classical Latin sextus sixth + French -olet (in triolet).

Pronunciation

sextolet

/ˈsɛkstəlɪt//ˌsɛkstəˈleɪ//ˈsɛkstəlɛt/