Meaning of SESTET in English

/se stet", ses"tet/ , n.

1. Pros. the last six lines of a sonnet in the Italian form, considered as a unit. Cf. octave (def. 4a).

2. sextet (def. 2).

[ 1795-1805; sestetto SEXTET, equiv. to sest ( o ) ( sextus SIXTH) + -etto -ET ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .