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quinquagenarian

[kwing-kwuh-juh-nair-ee-uh n, kwin-] /ˌkwɪŋ kwə dʒəˈnɛər i ən, ˌkwɪn-/
adjective
1.
50 years of age.
2.
between the ages of 50 and 60.
noun
3.
a person who is 50 years old or whose age is between 50 and 60.
Origin of quinquagenarian
1560-1570
1560-70; < Latin quīnquāgēnāri(us) (see quinquagenary) + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for quinquagenarian

quinquagenarian

/ˌkwɪŋkwədʒɪˈnɛərɪən/
noun
1.
a person between 50 and 59 years old
adjective
2.
being between 50 and 59 years old
3.
of or relating to a quinquagenarian
Word Origin
C16: from Latin quinquāgēnārius containing fifty, from quinquāgēnī fifty each
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