Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of equal age, duration, or period; coeval.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of the same age with another; beginning to exist at the same time; coeval. Also spelled coœtaneous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of the same age; beginning to exist at the same time; contemporaneous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Belonging to the same age, era or period; coeval or contemporary.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of the same period

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Late Latin coaetāneus, a contemporary : Latin co-, co- + Latin aetās, age; see aiw- in Indo-European roots.]

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From Late Latin coaetaneus ("one of the same age").

Examples

  • Oxygenated blood from the gills is fed to the muscles via large subsurface coetaneous arteries.

    Dr. Reese Halter: Protecting Great White Sharks

  • Oxygenated blood from the gills is fed to the muscles via large subsurface coetaneous arteries.

    Dr. Reese Halter: Protecting Great White Sharks

  • Persons who suffer from this condition report a range of coetaneous symptoms including crawling, biting and stinging sensations; granules, threads or black speck-like materials on or beneath the skin; and/or lesions e.g., rashes or sores and some sufferers also report systemic manifestations such as fatigue, mental confusion, short term memory loss, joint pain, and changes in vision.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • The details are sickening, but … we will but mention that running sores and coetaneous sic diseases of the most painful as well as contagious character infected the entire load….

    Hanging Captain Gordon

  • The details are sickening, but … we will but mention that running sores and coetaneous sic diseases of the most painful as well as contagious character infected the entire load….

    Hanging Captain Gordon

  • The details are sickening, but … we will but mention that running sores and coetaneous sic diseases of the most painful as well as contagious character infected the entire load….

    Hanging Captain Gordon

  • The details are sickening, but … we will but mention that running sores and coetaneous sic diseases of the most painful as well as contagious character infected the entire load….

    Hanging Captain Gordon

  • We have shown that entire sanctification is coetaneous with the baptism with the Holy Ghost, in fact, that the two experiences are in an important sense identical, or, at least, so related to each other that whoever has one has the other.

    The Theology of Holiness

  • The entire sanctification of the heart and the Holy Ghost baptism are coetaneous experiences, and must not be divorced.

    The Theology of Holiness

  • Sanctification and the baptism with the Spirit are therefore coetaneous -- they take place at the same time.

    The Heart-Cry of Jesus

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  • JM reckons all art was coetaneous art at some stage.

    October 5, 2010

  • The simple say "contemporaneous"

    But what they prefer is extraneous.

    While we, more expert,

    Can safely assert

    Sophisticates say "coetaneous."

    January 2, 2015