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- adj. Having an exceptionally long life span.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who has a long life; a macro-biote.
- Pertaining to Aurelius Theodosius Macrobius, a writer who lived probably in the first part of the fifth century after Christ.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Vice-Consul, Mr. Goodall, who died about the normal age, seventy-seven: if this be safely passed man in Tenerife becomes a macrobian.
Nor would one say saponaceous for soapy, dyslogistic for uncomplimentary, or macrobian (or longevous) for long-lived.