- Bible one of the patriarchs, who lived 969 years: Gen. 5:27
- [usuallym-]Winemaking a large wine bottle, esp. one for champagne, holding about 6 liters
Origin of MethuselahClassical Hebrew (language) meth?shela?, literally , uncertain or unknown; perhaps man of the dart, or uncertain or unknown; perhaps man of Shelah (a Babylonian deity)
A biblical patriarch said to have lived 969 years.
An extremely old or long-lived man.
- A wine bottle having the capacity of eight standard bottles (six litres)