Gerontal



gerontal ge·ron·tal (jě-rŏn’tl)
adj.
Relating to or characteristic of old age.

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    1. a combining form meaning “old age,” used in the formation of compound words: gerontology. combining form 1. indicating old age: gerontology, gerontophilia geronto- or geront- pref. Old age: gerontology.



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    [jer-uh n-tok-ruh-see, jeer-] /ˌdʒɛr ənˈtɒk rə si, ˌdʒɪər-/ noun, plural gerontocracies. 1. government by a council of elders. 2. a governing body consisting of old people. 3. a state or government in which old people rule. /ˌdʒɛrɒnˈtɒkrəsɪ/ noun (pl) -cies 1. government by old people 2. a governing body of old people n. rule by […]

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    [jer-uh n-tok-ruh-see, jeer-] /ˌdʒɛr ənˈtɒk rə si, ˌdʒɪər-/ noun, plural gerontocracies. 1. government by a council of elders. 2. a governing body consisting of old people. 3. a state or government in which old people rule. /ˌdʒɛrɒnˈtɒkrəsɪ/ noun (pl) -cies 1. government by old people 2. a governing body of old people n. rule by […]



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