adjective \kō-ˈē-vəl\

Definition of COEVAL

:  of the same or equal age, antiquity, or duration
coeval noun
co·e·val·i·ty \ˌkō-(ˌ)ē-ˈva-lə-tē\ noun

Examples of COEVAL

  1. <two stars thought to be coeval because they have nearly the same mass and brightness>

Origin of COEVAL

Latin coaevus, from co- + aevum age, lifetime — more at aye
First Known Use: 1645


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