Definition of sextupla in English:

sextupla

noun

  • Music. The division of a long note into six equal parts; sextuple metre. rare and historical in later use.

Origin

Late 16th century (in an earlier sense). From post-classical Latin sextupla, feminine (as if in the expression *sextupla proportio sixfold proportion, though this is apparently not attested) of sextuplus sextuple. In use as noun after tripla.

Pronunciation

sextupla

/ˈsɛkstʃʊplə//ˈsɛkstjʊplə/