Coeval meaning

kō-ēvəl
Originating or existing during the same period; lasting through the same era.
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One of the same era or period; a contemporary.
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Of the same age or period; contemporary.
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A contemporary.
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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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Something of the same era or age.

The telephone and television are coevals in that film.

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Origin of coeval

  • From Late Latin coaevus co- co- aevum age aiw- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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

    From Wiktionary