Origin of septuagenarian
Examples from the Web for septuagenarian
The septuagenarian duo of Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi will be able to keep their chauffer-driven, taxpayer-funded limos.With Immigration Move, Obama and the Welfare Party Strike Again|Lloyd Green|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The septuagenarian was present during the search, according to the report.
Andrew Romano sends the septuagenarian Stone a birthday wish.
The experience left the septuagenarian designer sounding positively gob-smacked.Armani Goes Gaga: Giorgio Armani Intoxicated by Lady Gaga|Robin Givhan|February 6, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The first case submitted was that of a septuagenarian, burnt some years before.A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 3|Henry Charles Lea
He had before him the operatic universe; and it was to arouse this that he sat him down to write when almost a septuagenarian.Verdi: Man and Musician|Frederick James Crowest
I have followed the septuagenarian of literature step by step, and reported the progress of his disintegration.Look Back on Happiness|Knut Hamsun
David told him that he dressed himself like a septuagenarian Professor.The Dop Doctor|Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
It was the septuagenarian bishop Purpuris, 273 recalled from exile by Julian.The Death of the Gods|Dmitri Mrejkowski
Word Origin for septuagenarian
"of age 70, seventy-year-old," 1793, from Latin septuagenarius "containing seventy," from septuageni "seventy each," related to septuaginta "seventy" (see Septuagint). Noun meaning "a 70-year-old person" first recorded 1805. As an adjective, septuagenary is recorded from c.1600.