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Etymology

1. fraternal

adjective. ['frəˈtɝːnəl'] like or characteristic of or befitting a brother.

Synonyms

  • brotherlike

Antonyms

  • sororal
  • sisterlike

Etymology

  • fraternel (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • fraternalis (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Fraternal

  • nocturnal
  • external
  • paternal
  • maternal
  • internal
  • infernal
  • eternal
  • diurnal
  • vernal
  • purnell
  • pernell
  • kernel
  • journal
  • durnil
  • durnell
  • colonel
  • burnell
  • bernal

Example sentences of the word fraternal


1. Adjective
It is a fraternal organization designed by and for Catholics, with the goal of promotion of the faith.

2. fraternal

adjective. ['frəˈtɝːnəl'] (of twins) derived from two separate fertilized ova.

Antonyms

  • very

Etymology

  • fraternel (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • fraternalis (Latin)
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