Longevous Lon*ge"vous, a. [L. longaevus; longus long + aevum lifetime, age. See {Long}, and {Age}.] Living a long time; of great age. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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  • longevous — index durable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • longevous — [län jē′vəs] adj. [L longaevus < longus, LONG1 + aevum, age: see ETERNAL] Rare long lived …   English World dictionary

  • longevous — adjective Long lasting, especially of life. Grandfather was incredibly longevous mdash; he lived to be 105 years old. Syn: long lived, permanent See Also: age, centenarian, longevity …   Wiktionary

  • longevous — (ˈ)län|jēvəs adjective Etymology: Latin longaevus : long lived his longevous royal grandfather Time …   Useful english dictionary

  • longevous — adjective Date: 1680 long lived …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • longevous — /lon jee veuhs, lawn /, adj. Archaic. long lived; living to a great age. [1670 80; < L longaevus aged, equiv. to long(us) LONG1 + aev(um) time, age, lifetime + us adj. suffix; see OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • longevous — adj. of great age; living a long time, living to a great age …   English contemporary dictionary

  • longevous — lon·ge·vous …   English syllables

  • longevous — lon•ge•vous [[t]lɒnˈdʒi vəs, lɔn [/t]] adj. archaic long lived; living to a great age • Etymology: 1670–80; < L longaevus aged …   From formal English to slang

  • longevous — /lɒnˈdʒivəs/ (say lon jeevuhs) adjective → longeval. {Latin longaevus aged} …   Australian English dictionary

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