50 years old, or between the ages of 50 and 60
Origin of quinquagenarian; from Classical Latin quinquagenarius ; from quinquageni, fifty each ; from quinquaginta, fifty ; from quinque, five + -ginta ; from Indo-European an unverified form -?omt- ; from base an unverified form dek?, ten
a person of this age
A person 50 years old, or in his or her fifties.
Of or characteristic of a person in his or her fifties.
Origin of quinquagenarianFrom Latin qu&imacron;nquag&emacron;narius, containing fifty, from qu&imacron;nquag&emacron;n&imacron;, fifty each, from qu&imacron;nquaginta, fifty; see penkwe in Indo-European roots.
- One who is between the age of 50 and 59, inclusive.
- Being between the age of 50 and 59, inclusive.
- Of or relating to a quinquagenarian.
From Latin quinquagenarius (“containing fifty"), from quinquegeni (“fifty each"), from quinquaginta (“fifty") +"Ž -an