co·​rul·​er | \ (ˌ)kō-ˈrü-lər How to pronounce coruler (audio) \
variants: or co-ruler
plural corulers or co-rulers

Definition of coruler

: someone who rules with another … they deposed him and put in his place his son, Stephen Dushan, who had until then served as coruler.— Cyril E. Black Such was the royal ardor that it took guilt over the death of his wife and co-ruler Queen Mary to end the affair.— Martin Rubin

First Known Use of coruler

1677, in the meaning defined above

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“Coruler.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jun. 2020.

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