From Late Latin coaevusco-co-aevumageaiw- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Late Latin coævus, from Latin: com- (com-, “equal”) in combination with aevum (aevum, “age”).
Coeval Sentence Examples
Fine cloisters, coeval with the cathedral, adjoin it.
His ancestors had also ruled in Egypt as caliphs of the BeniFatimites for a number of years, at a period coeval with the Crusades.
The manufacture of fur into a felt is of comparatively modern origin, while the use of fur pelts as a covering for the body, for the couch, or for the tent is coeval with the earliest history of all northern tribes and nations.
The west building, the traces of bridges and roads, show that at one time it did hold some relation to Mycenae; but this was long after its foundation or the building of the huge Cyclopean supporting wall which is coeval with the walls of Tiryns, these again being earlier than those of Mycenae.
While the value of McEnery's discoveries was in dispute the exploration of the cave of Brixham near Torquay in 1858 proved that man was coeval with the extinct mammalia, and in the following year additional proof was offered by the implements that were found in Wookey Hole, Somerset.