Septuagenarian meaning

sĕpto͝o-ə-jə-nârē-ən, -tyo͝o-, -cho͝o-
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Being 70 years old or between the ages of 70 and 80.
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Of or relating to a septuagenarian.
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A person who is 70 years old or between the ages of 70 and 80.
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70 years old, or between the ages of 70 and 80
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A septuagenarian person.
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Being between the age of 70 and 79, inclusive. In one's eighth decade.
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Of or relating to a septuagenarian.
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One who is between the age of 70 and 79, inclusive.
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Origin of septuagenarian

  • From Latin septuāgēnārius of the number seventy from septuāgēnī seventy each from septuāgintā seventy Septuagint

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

  • From Latin septuagenarius ("of the number seventy"), from Latin septuāginta ("seventy") +"Ž -an

    From Wiktionary