Definition of longevous in English:

longevous

Line breaks: lon|gev¦ous
Pronunciation: /lɒnˈdʒiːvəs/

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(also longaevous)

adjective

rare
  • Living a long time: longevous species

Origin

late 17th century: from Latin longaevus, from longus 'long' + aevum 'age'.

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