|Origin:||longaevitas, from Latin longaevus 'long-lived', from longus 'long' + aevum 'age'|
the amount of time that someone or something lives
the greater longevity of women compared with men
The worms have a longevity of about two years.
long life or the long time that something lasts:
The ancient Chinese claimed that garlic promoted longevity.
the amount of time that something lasts
the longevity of an athlete's career