Definition of coeval adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kəʊˈiːvl//
; NAmE NAmE//koʊˈiːvl//
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(formal) coeval (with something) (of two or more things) having the same age or date of origin The industry is coeval with the construction of the first railways. Word Originearly 17th cent. (as a noun): from late Latin coaevus, from co- ‘jointly’ + Latin aevum ‘age’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: coeval