nonagenarian

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nōnāgēnārius (of the number ninety) (from nonageni (ninety each), from nonaginta (ninety), from nona- (akin to novem (nine)) + -ginta (akin to viginti (twenty)), + -arius) +‎ -an

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Noun[edit]

nonagenarian (plural nonagenarians)

  1. One who is between the age of 90 and 99, inclusive. One who is in his or her tenth decade.

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Adjective[edit]

nonagenarian (not comparable)

  1. Being between the age of 90 and 99, inclusive. In one's tenth decade.
  2. Of or relating to a nonagenarian.

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