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coetaneous

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adjective co·e·ta·ne·ous \ˌkō-ə-ˈtā-nē-əs\

Definition of coetaneous

  1. :  coeval



Examples of coetaneous

  1. <the Spanish founding of San Francisco and the British colonies' declaration of independence from the mother country were coetaneous events that occurred on opposite ends of the continent>



Origin of coetaneous

Latin coaetaneus, from co- + aetas age — more at age


First Known Use: 1608


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