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gerontogeous

[ juh-ron-tuh-jee-uhs ]
/ dʒəˌrɒn təˈdʒi əs /
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adjective

belonging to the Old World.

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Origin of gerontogeous

First recorded in 1875–80; geronto- + ge(o)- + -ous
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