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 (nŏn′ə-jə-nâr′ē-ən, nō′nə-)
A person 90 years old or between 90 and 100 years old.

[From Latin nōnāgēnārius, from nōnāgēnī, ninety each, from nōnāgintā, ninety : nōnus, ninth; see nona- + -gintā, ten times; see dekm̥ in Indo-European roots.]

non′a·ge·nar′i·an adj.
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a person who is from 90 to 99 years old
of, relating to, or denoting a nonagenarian
[C19: from Latin nōnāgēnārius, from nōnāginta ninety]
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(ˌnɒn ə dʒəˈnɛər i ən, ˌnoʊ nə-)

1. of the age of 90 years, or between 90 and 100 years old.
2. a nonagenarian person.
[1795–1805; < Latin nōnāgēnāri(us) containing ninety]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nonagenarian - someone whose age is in the nineties
Adj.1.nonagenarian - being from 90 to 99 years old; "the nonagenarian inhabitants of the nursing home"
old - (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age; "his mother is very old"; "a ripe old age"; "how old are you?"
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žmogus nuo 90 iki 100 metų amžiaus
cilvēks vecumā no 90 līdz 100 gadiem


A. ADJnonagenario
B. Nnonagenario/a m/f
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nNeunziger(in) m(f)
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(nonədʒiˈneəriən) noun
a person who is between ninety and ninety-nine years old.
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