sextuplet


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sextuplet

 [seks-tup´let]
any one of six offspring produced at the same birth.

sextuplet

(seks-tŭp'let),
One of six children born at one birth.

sextuplet

(sĕk-stŭp′lĭt, sĕk′stŭp′-)
n.
1. One of six offspring born in a single birth.
2. A group or combination of six associated by common properties or behavior.
3. Music A group of six notes having the time value of four notes of the same kind.

sex·tup·let

(seks-tŭp'lĕt)
One of six children carried through a single pregnancy and born together.
[L. sextus, sixth + -uplet]
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On November 18, 1983, Janet Walton made history when she gave birth to the world's first all-female sextuplets: Hannah, Lucy, Ruth, Sarah, Kate and Jenny, in Liverpool.
The births are the first sextuplets in the UK since the Waltons, all girls, who were born in Liverpool in 1983.
What was your most memorable moment of being a sextuplet so far: "Having five best friends and getting the job I have always wanted.
WHEN Janet Walton went into hospital 28 years ago to give birth to the world's only single-sex sextuplets she admits she had "no idea" what was going to happen.
The sextuplets were a surprise to the family as Klaudia said they were expecting five and not six babies.
Hina had given birth to sextuplets at the hospital on Monday.
BEIRUT: A Lebanese couple received an outpouring of support Thursday after the mother, a 34-year-old doctoral student, gave birth to sextuplets this week in an extremely rare case that is reportedly the first of its kind in Lebanon.
Kate has yet to comment on the latest report, though she did speak out about Collin's absence during the latest installment of "Kate Plus 8." Monday's episode showed her sextuplets, including Alexis, Aaden, Leah, Hannah, Joel, celebrating their 13th birthday with a glamping and survival camping party.
THE WALTON SEXTUPLETS AT 30 ITV, 9pm Spare a thought for Graham Walton.
DOCUMENTARY As the famous Walton Sextuplets celebrate their 30th birthday in this new one-off special, we meet the six girls Hannah, Luci, Jennie, Ruth, Kate and Sarah as they reach this milestone and take a special trip of a lifetime to New York with their parents Janet and Graham, their first holiday together for nearly ten years!
THE WALTON SEXTUPLETS AT 30 ITV, Thursday, 9pm) SPARE a thought for Graham Walton.