Sexagenary meaning

sĕk-săjə-nĕrē
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Relating to or proceeding by sixties.
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Sexagenarian.
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A sexagenarian.
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Of or pertaining to the number sixty; composed of, or proceeding by sixties.
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Sexagenarian.
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Origin of sexagenary

  • Latin sexāgēnārius from sexāgēnī sixty each from sexāgintā sixty sex six sex– -gintā ten times dekm̥ in Indo-European roots

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

  • From the French sexagenaire, itself from the Latin sexāgÄ“nārius (“of or containing sixty", “sixty years old", “a man of sixty").

    From Wiktionary