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Meaning of COEVAL

Pronunciation:  kow'eevul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a person of nearly the same age as another
  2. [adj]  of the same period

COEVAL is a 6 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: coetaneous, contemporaneous, contemporary, synchronal, synchronic, synchronous
 See Also: compeer, equal, match, peer



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Co*e"val\, a. [L. coaevus; co- + aevum lifetime, age.
    See {Age}, n.]
    Of the same age; existing during the same period of time,
    especially time long and remote; -- usually followed by with.
          Silence! coeval with eternity!           --Pope.
          Oaks coeval spread a mournful shade.     --Cowper.
  2. \Co*e"val\, n.
    One of the same age; a contemporary.
          As if it were not enough to have outdone all your
          coevals in wit.                          --Pope.
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