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coeval

co·e·val

coeval

 
 
pronunciation:
ko i vl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: coinciding in time of origin or existence; contemporary.
The newly unearthed artifacts are coeval with the Egyptian pyramids.coeval manuscripts
similar words:
contemporary
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part of speech: noun
definition: someone or something of the same age as another.
similar words:
contemporary
derivations: coevally (adv.), coevality (n.)
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