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longevous

[ lon-jee-vuhs, lawn- ]
/ lɒnˈdʒi vəs, lɔn- /
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adjective Archaic.
living to a great age; long-lived.
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Origin of longevous

First recorded in 1670–80; from Latin longaevus “aged,” equivalent to long(us) long1 + aev(um) “time, age, lifetime” + -us adjective suffix; see -ous
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