- of the same age or duration.
Origin of coetaneous
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Examples from the Web for coetaneous
The entire sanctification of the heart and the Holy Ghost baptism are coetaneous experiences, and must not be divorced.The Theology of Holiness
Bear with these distractions, with this coetaneous growth of the parts; they will one day be members, and obey one will.Essays, Second Series
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Marriage among most African tribes is a coetaneous contract.History of the Negro Race in America From 1619 to 1880. Vol 1
George W. Williams
- rare of the same age or period
C17: from Latin coaetāneus, from co- same + aetās age
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Word Origin and History for coetaneous
"having the same age," c.1600, from Late Latin coaetanus "one of the same age," from com- "with, together with" (see co-) + aetat- "age" + adjectival suffix -aneus.
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