septuagenarian

[ sep-choo-uh-juh-nair-ee-uhn, -too-, -tyoo- ]

adjective
  1. of the age of 70 years or between 70 and 80 years old.

noun
  1. a septuagenarian person.

Origin of septuagenarian

1
1705–15; <Latin septuāgēnāri(us) (see septuagenary) + -an

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British Dictionary definitions for septuagenarian

septuagenarian

/ (ˌsɛptjʊədʒɪˈnɛərɪən) /


noun
  1. a person who is from 70 to 79 years old

adjective
  1. being between 70 and 79 years old

  2. of or relating to a septuagenarian

Origin of septuagenarian

1
C18: from Latin septuāgēnārius, from septuāgēnī seventy each, from septuāgintā seventy

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