coeval

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Late Latin coævus, from Latin: com- (com-, equal) in combination with aevum (aevum, age).

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coeval (not comparable)

  1. Of the same age; contemporary.
    Anything coeval with that clock will fetch a hefty price!
    The Baralaba Coal Measures are coeval with the Bandana Formation.

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coeval (plural coevals)

  1. Something of the same era or age.
    The telephone and television are coevals in that film.

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Last modified on 10 March 2014, at 18:16