octogenary

adjective oc·tog·e·nary \(ˈ)äk¦täjəˌnerē\

Definition of octogenary

  1. 1 :  octogenarian

  2. 2 :  based on the number 80

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Origin and Etymology of octogenary

Latin octogenarius containing or consisting of eighty, from octogeni eighty each (from octoginta eighty, from octo eight + -ginta —akin to Latin -ginti in viginti twenty) + -arius -ary — more at vicenary


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