Origin of octogenarianClassical Latin octogenarius, containing eighty from octogeni, eighty each from octoginta, eighty: see octo- and -ty
Origin of octogenarianFrom French octogénaire from Latin octōgēnārius containing eighty from octōgēnī eighty each from octōgintā eighty octō eight ; see oktō(u) in Indo-European roots. -gintā ten times ; see dek&mlowring; in Indo-European roots.
- One who is between the age of eighty and eighty-nine, inclusive.
- Being between the age of 80 and 89, inclusive.
- Of or relating to an octogenarian.
From Latin octÅgÄ“nÄrius (“containing eighty"); from octÅgintÄ« (“eighty") +"Ž -an