coeternal

adjective
co·​eter·​nal | \ ˌkō-i-ˈtər-nᵊl How to pronounce coeternal (audio) \

Definition of coeternal

: equally or jointly eternal … the old 19th-century view that … if life and matter are coeternal, there is no problem of the origin of life to be figured out.— Carl Sagan

Other Words from coeternal

coeternally adverb
existing coeternally
coeternity noun

First Known Use of coeternal

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Coeternal.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coeternal. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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