Meaning of GERIATRIC in English


adj. & n.


1. of or relating to old people.

2 colloq. old, outdated.


1. an old person, esp. one receiving special care.

2 colloq. a person or thing considered as relatively old or outdated.

Etymology: Gk geras old age + iatros doctor

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.