Living a long time: longevous species
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- For a long while, only Elizabeth Bishop appeared to be judged worthy of succeeding the longevous Miss Moore.
- Longevous people as a rule were all married.
- According to Bell's data, longevous parents add as much as twenty years to the average life span of their offspring.
late 17th century: from Latin longaevus, from longus 'long' + aevum 'age'.