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ses·ti·na / seˈstēnə/ • n. Prosody a poem with six stanzas of six lines and a final triplet, all stanzas having the same six words at the line-ends in six different sequences that follow a fixed pattern, and with all six words appearing in the closing three-line envoi.

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sestina poem of six six-line stanzas. XIX. — It. sestina, f. sesto sixth; *prec.