Coeval Definition

kō-ēvəl
adjective
Originating or existing during the same period; lasting through the same era.
American Heritage
Of the same age or period; contemporary.
Webster's New World
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noun
A contemporary.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Coeval

Noun

Singular:
coeval
Plural:
coevals

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

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