a.1.Long-loved; longevous.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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But these strands may have been a bit too laborious in his eyes; it struck him that they could effectively be shortened by one person, if an especially longeval one were to be inserted at some place.
A year later he landed in Ranville, Normandy, but was wounded in the foot by a piece of shrapnel during the attack on Longeval.
I had to use immortal, I didn't mean that they were eternally immortal, merely that they are very longeval and their longevity probably lasts as long as the inhabitability of the earth.