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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who is 100 years old or older.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who is at least 100 years old. One who is past his or her tenth decade.
  • adj. Being at least 100 years old. Beyond one's tenth decade.
  • adj. Of or relating to a centenarian.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or relating to a hundred years.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to a centenary, or to a person one hundred years old.
  • n. A person a hundred years old or older.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. being at least 100 years old
  • n. someone who is at least 100 years old

Etymologies

From Latin centēnārius, of a hundred; see centenary.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Coined around 1800 as centenary +‎ -an. (Wiktionary)

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