Definitions for septuagenarianˌsɛp tʃu ə dʒəˈnɛər i ən, -tu-, -tyu-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sep•tu•a•ge•nar•i•anˌsɛp tʃu ə dʒəˈnɛər i ən, -tu-, -tyu-(adj.)

  1. of the age of 70 or between 70 and 80.

  2. (n.)a septuagenarian person.

Origin of septuagenarian:

1705–15; < L septuāgēnāri(us) (septuāgēn(ī) seventy each, distributive of septuāgintā seventy +-ārius -ary ) + -an1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. septuagenarian(noun)

    someone whose age is in the seventies


  1. septuagenarian(Noun)

    One who is between the age of 70 and 79, inclusive.

  2. septuagenarian(Adjective)

    Being between the age of 70 and 79, inclusive. In one's eighth decade.

  3. septuagenarian(Adjective)

    Of or relating to a septuagenarian.

  4. Origin: From septuagenarius ("of the number seventy"), from septuāginta ("seventy")

Webster Dictionary

  1. Septuagenarian(noun)

    a person who is seventy years of age; a septuagenary

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a person from seventy to seventy-nine years old.

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