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Pronunciation:  `nânuju'nehreeun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  someone whose age is in the nineties
  2. [adj]  being from 90 to 99 years old; "the nonagenarian inhabitants of the nursing home"

NONAGENARIAN is a 12 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: old
 See Also: old person, oldster, senior citizen



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Non`a*ge*na"ri*an\, n. [L. nonagenarius
containing, or consisting of, ninety, fr. nonageni ninety
each; akin to novem nine.]
A person ninety years old.

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