co·​tid·​al (ˌ)kō-ˈtī-dᵊl How to pronounce cotidal (audio)
: indicating equality in the tides or a coincidence in the time of high or low tide

Word History

First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cotidal was in 1833

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Cite this Entry

“Cotidal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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