septuagenarian

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noun sep·tu·a·ge·nar·i·an \(ˌ)sep-ˌtü-ə-jə-ˈner-ē-ən, -ˌtyü-, -ˌchü-\

Definition of septuagenarian

  1. :  a person whose age is in the seventies

septuagenarian

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Origin and Etymology of septuagenarian

Late Latin septuagenarius seventy years old, from Latin, of or containing seventy, from septuageni seventy each, from septuaginta


First Known Use: 1805


SEPTUAGENARIAN Defined for English Language Learners

septuagenarian

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Definition of septuagenarian for English Language Learners

  • : a person who is between 70 and 79 years old

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