Origin of nonagenarianClassical Latin nonagenarius ; from nonageni, ninety each ; from nonaginta, ninety ; from base of noven, nine + -ginta, -ty
Origin of nonagenarianFrom Latin n&omacron;nag&emacron;narius, from n&omacron;nag&emacron;n&imacron;, ninety each, from n&omacron;naginta, ninety : n&omacron;nus, ninth; see nona– + -ginta, ten times; see dek&mlowring; in Indo-European roots.
- One who is between the age of 90 and 99, inclusive. One who is in his or her tenth decade.
- Being between the age of 90 and 99, inclusive. In one's tenth decade.
- Of or relating to a nonagenarian.
From Latin nÅnÄgÄ“nÄrius (“of the number ninety") (from nonageni (“ninety each"), from nonaginta (“ninety"), from nona- (akin to novem (“nine")) + -ginta (akin to viginti (“twenty")), + -arius) +"Ž -an