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MEANING: noun: The process or the state of growing old.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin senescere (to grow old), from senex (old). Ultimately from the Indo-European root sen- (old), which is also the ancestor of senior, senate, senile, Spanish seńor, sir, sire, and surly (which is an alteration of sirly, as in sir-ly). Earliest documented use: 1695.

OENESCENCE - the soul of wine

SENESCIENCE - expertise in geriatrics

SENSCENCE - the "curiously strong mint" long before Altoids were invented...