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coetaneous

[koh-i-tey-nee-uh s] /ˌkoʊ ɪˈteɪ ni əs/
adjective
1.
of the same age or duration.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; < Latin coaetāneus, equivalent to co- co- + aet(ās) age + -āneus compound adj. suffix; see -an, -eous
Related forms
coetaneously, adverb
coetaneity
[koh-i-tuh-nee-i-tee] /ˌkoʊ ɪ təˈni ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
coetaneousness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for coetaneously

coetaneous

/ˌkəʊɪˈteɪnɪəs/
adjective
1.
(rare) of the same age or period
Derived Forms
coetaneously, adverb
coetaneousness, noun
Word Origin
C17: from Latin coaetāneus, from co- same + aetās age
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Word Origin and History for coetaneously
coetaneous
1608, from L.L. coætanus "one of the same age," from co- "with, together with" + ætat- "age" + adj. suffix -aneus.
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