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Related to Methuselah: medusa, Noah, Enoch, Methuselah syndrome
A biblical patriarch said to have lived 969 years.
An extremely old or long-lived man.
a wine bottle holding the equivalent of eight normal bottles
(Bible) Old Testament a patriarch supposed to have lived 969 years (Genesis 5:21–27) who has come to be regarded as epitomizing longevity. Douay spelling: Mathusala
Me•thu•se•lah(məˈθu zə lə, -ˈθuz lə)
1. a patriarch who lived 969 years. Gen. 5:27.
2. (often l.c.) a wine bottle holding 6½ qt. (6 l).
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|Noun||1.||Methuselah - (Old Testament) a patriarch (grandfather of Noah) who is said to have lived 969 years|
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
|2.||Methuselah - a man who is very old |
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
patriarch - a man who is older and higher in rank than yourself