Pronunciation: (kō-ē'vul), [key]
1. of the same age, date, or duration; equally old: Analysis has proved that this manuscript is coeval with that one.
2. coincident: Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo were only approximately coeval.
a contemporary: He is more serious than his coevals.
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