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sex·a·ges·i·mal

 (sĕk′sə-jĕs′ə-məl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or based on the number 60.

[From Latin sexāgēsimus, sixtieth; see Sexagesima.]

sexagesimal

(ˌsɛksəˈdʒɛsɪməl)
adj
(Mathematics) relating to or based on the number 60: sexagesimal measurement of angles.
n
(Mathematics) a fraction in which the denominator is some power of 60; a sixtieth

sex•a•ges•i•mal

(ˌsɛk səˈdʒɛs ə məl)

adj.
pertaining to or based upon the number 60.
[1675–85; < Medieval Latin sexāgēsimālis < Latin sexagesimus]
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Adj.1.sexagesimal - of or relating to or reckoning in sixtieths; "the sexagesimal divisions of hours and degrees"
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In proto-Elamite, sexagesimal notation seems to be used mostly for vessels and other crafts.