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coetaneous

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

Definition of COETANEOUS

:  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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