Octogenarian Definition

ŏktə-jə-nârē-ən
octogenarians
adjective
80 years old, or between the ages of 80 and 90
Webster's New World
Of or relating to an octogenarian.
Wiktionary
noun
An octogenarian person.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Octogenarian

Noun

Singular:
octogenarian
Plural:
octogenarians

Origin of Octogenarian

  • From French octogénaire from Latin octōgēnārius containing eighty from octōgēnī eighty each from octōgintā eighty octō eight oktō(u) in Indo-European roots -gintā ten times dekm̥ in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin octōgÄ“nārius (“containing eighty"); from octōgintÄ« (“eighty") +"Ž -an

    From Wiktionary

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