Octogenarian meaning

ŏktə-jə-nârē-ən
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An octogenarian person.
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Being between 80 and 90 years of age.
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A person between 80 and 90 years of age.
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80 years old, or between the ages of 80 and 90
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Being between 80 and 90 years of age.
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A person between 80 and 90 years of age.
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Being between the age of 80 and 89, inclusive.
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Of or relating to an octogenarian.
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One who is between the age of eighty and eighty-nine, inclusive.
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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