Septuagenary
Septuagenary Sep`tu*ag"e*na*ry, a. [L. septuagenarius, fr. septuageny seventy each; akin to septuaginta seventy, septem seven. See {Seven}.] Consisting of seventy; also, seventy years old. -- n. A septuagenarian. [1913 Webster]

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  • septuagenary — /sep chooh aj euh ner ee, tooh , tyooh / or, esp. Brit., / chooh euh jee neuh ree/, adj., n., pl. septuagenaries. septuagenarian. [1595 1605; < L septuagenarius, equiv. to septuagen(i) seventy each (distributive of septuaginta seventy) + arius… …   Universalium

  • septuagenary — sep·tu·agenary …   English syllables

  • septuagenary — /ˌsɛptʃuəˈdʒinəri/ (say .sepchoohuh jeenuhree) noun (plural septuagenaries) → septuagenarian. {Latin septuāgēnārius} …   Australian English dictionary

  • septuagenary — |septəwə|jenərē, pchəw , |jēn ; |wajəˌnerē adjective Etymology: Latin septuagenarius, from septuageni seventy each (from septuaginta seventy) + arius ary 1. : based on the number 70 2. : 70 or between 70 and 80 years old …   Useful english dictionary

  • Septuagenarian — Sep tu*a*ge*na ri*an, n. A person who is seventy years of age; a septuagenary. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • septuagenarian — /sep chooh euh jeuh nair ee euhn, tooh , tyooh /, adj. 1. of the age of 70 years or between 70 and 80 years old. n. 2. a septuagenarian person. [1705 15; < L septuagenari(us) (see SEPTUAGENARY) + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • septuagenarian — /ˌsɛptʃuədʒəˈnɛəriən/ (say .sepchoohuhjuh nairreeuhn) adjective 1. of the age of 70 years, or between 70 and 80 years old. –noun 2. a septuagenarian person. Also, Rare, septuagenary /ˌsɛptʃuəˈdʒɛnəri/ (say .sepchoohuh jenuhree) …   Australian English dictionary

  • septuagenarian —   a.,n.,    ♦ septuagenary n. & a. (person) in from seventieth to eightieth year …   Dictionary of difficult words

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