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

Word History

First Known Use

1677, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of coruler was in 1677

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“Coruler.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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