sexagenarian

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noun sex·a·ge·nar·i·an \ˌsek-sə-jə-ˈner-ē-ən\

Definition of sexagenarian

  1. :  a person whose age is in the sixties

sexagenarian

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Origin and Etymology of sexagenarian

Latin sexagenarius of or containing sixty, sixty years old, from sexageni sixty each, from sexaginta sixty, from sex six + -ginta (akin to Latin viginti twenty) — more at six, vigesimal


First Known Use: circa 1646


SEXAGENARIAN Defined for English Language Learners

sexagenarian

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noun sex·a·ge·nar·i·an \ˌsek-sə-jə-ˈner-ē-ən\

Definition of sexagenarian for English Language Learners

  • : a person who is between 60 and 69 years old

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