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nōnāgēnārĭus , a, um, adj. nonageni,
I.that contains or consists of ninety.
I. In gen.: “nonagenarius motus stellae Martis,ninety degrees distant from the sun, Plin. 2, 15, 12, § 60: “fistula,made of a sheet of lead ninety inches wide, Front. Aquaed. 60.—
II. In partic., as subst.: nōnā-gēnārĭus , i, m., a commander of ninety men, Inscr. Orell. 3628; cf. Veg. Mil. 2, 8.—
III. Ninety years old, Vulg. Gen. 17, 17.
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