quinquagenarian

quinquagenarian

[kwing-kwuh-juh-nair-ee-uhn, kwin-]
adjective
1.
50 years of age.
2.
between the ages of 50 and 60.
noun
3.
a person who is 50 years old or whose age is between 50 and 60.

Origin:
1560–70; < Latin quīnquāgēnāri(us) (see quinquagenary) + -an

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quinquagenarian (ˌkwɪŋkwədʒɪˈnɛərɪən)
 
n
1.  a person between 50 and 59 years old
 
adj
2.  being between 50 and 59 years old
3.  of or relating to a quinquagenarian
 
[C16: from Latin quinquāgēnārius containing fifty, from quinquāgēnī fifty each]

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