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longevous

[ lon-jee-vuhs, lawn- ]
/ lɒnˈdʒi vəs, lɔn- /
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adjective Archaic.

long-lived; living to a great age.

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Origin of longevous

1670–80; <Latin longaevus aged, equivalent to long(us) long1 + aev(um) time, age, lifetime + -us adj. suffix; see -ous
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