Centenarian



pertaining to or having lived 100 years.
a person who has reached the age of 100.
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noun
a person who is at least 100 years old
adjective
being at least 100 years old
of or relating to a centenarian
n.

1805, “person 100 years old,” from centenary + -ian. As an adjective, “pertaining to a person 100 years old,” recorded from 1806.

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