coæval

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coæval (comparative more coæval, superlative most coæval)

  1. Alternative spelling of coeval
    • 1775 CE, Edmund Burke, The Annual Register For The Year 1775, page #137:
      We may allow the loweſt of them to be four, or, if you will, near ſix thouſand years old : for Ætna may have burned from remote ages, fed by thoſe ſubterraneous fires, which ſome ſuppoſe coæval, or nearly coæval with our earth.