- sex-linked inheritance,
- sex-linked trait,
Origin of sexagenarian
Examples from the Web for sexagenarian
Though a sexagenarian, Hütter looks like he could be 20 years younger.Kraftwerk Speak: The German Electropop Act Discuss ‘Autobahn,’ Technology, and Hint at New Album|Douglas Wolk|April 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These beautiful, brilliant, accomplished women are putting the “sex” back into sexagenarian.
Perhaps the words “prime minister” suggest to you a wrinkled or p. 185obese sexagenarian; but pray dismiss the image.The Essays of "George Eliot"|George Eliot
He was now thirty-seven years of age—with the experience of a sexagenarian.History of the United Netherlands, 1584-86, Vol. I. (of IV) Complete|John Lothrop Motley
People at a distance might have almost fancied a sexagenarian caricature of a love-scene.Guy Deverell, v. 2 of 2|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
The abbe had told Bathilde, in his sexagenarian gallantry, that his only consolation was that it is thus that one sees the angels.The Conspirators|Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
The sexagenarian janitor sleeps soundly to-night, thinks De Lara, deeming it strange.The Flag of Distress|Mayne Reid
Word Origin for sexagenarian
1738, "person sixty years old," from Latin sexagenarius "containing sixty," from sexagenarius, from sexageni "sixty each, sixty at a time," from sexaginta "sixty," from comb. form of sex (see six) + -genaria "ten times," from -ginta "tens," from PIE *dkm-ta-, from *dekm- "ten" (see ten). As an adjective from 1836.