Having the same age or date of origin; contemporary: his greatest rival and coetaneous critic
More example sentences
- Supposing either to be coetaneous with the reputed date of 1133, the room was built and fitted up before the Royal-hall of the Westminster Palace.
- The surviving Castilian version is a coetaneous copy rather than the original.
- His arrival was coetaneous with the announcement of an important change in the commercial intercourse between England and India.
early17th century: from Latin coaetaneus 'contemporaneous' (from aetas 'age') + -ous.
Definition of coetaneous in:
- The US English dictionary