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septuagenary

[sep-choo-aj-uh-ner-ee, -too-, -tyoo- or, esp. British, -choo-uh-jee-nuh-ree] /ˌsɛp tʃuˈædʒ əˌnɛr i, -tu-, -tyu- or, esp. British, -tʃu əˈdʒi nə ri/
adjective, noun, plural septuagenaries.
Origin of septuagenary
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Latin septuāgēnārius, equivalent to septuāgēn(ī) seventy each (distributive of septuāgintā seventy) + -ārius -ary
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