coetaneous

[ koh-i-tey-nee-uh s ]
/ ˌkoʊ ɪˈteɪ ni əs /

adjective

of the same age or duration.

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Origin of coetaneous

1600–10; < Latin coaetāneus, equivalent to co- co- + aet(ās) age + -āneus compound adj. suffix; see -an, -eous

OTHER WORDS FROM coetaneous

co·e·ta·ne·ous·ly, adverbco·e·ta·ne·i·ty [koh-i-tuh-nee-i-tee] /ˌkoʊ ɪ təˈni ɪ ti/, co·e·ta·ne·ous·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for coetaneous

coetaneous
/ (ˌkəʊɪˈteɪnɪəs) /

adjective

rare of the same age or period

Derived forms of coetaneous

coetaneously, adverbcoetaneousness, noun

Word Origin for coetaneous

C17: from Latin coaetāneus, from co- same + aetās age
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