Meaning of “coeval” in the English Dictionary

"coeval" in British English

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coevaladjective

uk /kəʊˈiː.vəl/ us /koʊˈiː.vəl/ formal

of the same age or existing at the same time as another person or thing:

The abundant reef growth on Gotland was shown to be coeval with that in Estonia.

coevalnoun [ C ]

uk /kəʊˈiː.vəl/ us /koʊˈiː.vəl/ formal

someone or something coeval

(Definition of “coeval” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)