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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 Twin

  • verduin
  • kyoung-min
  • yan-bin
  • wherein
  • violin
  • vanryn
  • mcquinn
  • mcminn
  • mclinn
  • mclin
  • mcglynn
  • mcglinn
  • glavine
  • eldwin
  • chang-hsin
  • chagrin
  • bongjin
  • yalin
  • within
  • therein
  • o'quinn
  • oguinn
  • o'guinn
  • oflynn
  • o'flynn
  • mcguinn
  • mcginn
  • levin
  • laminne
  • kaylynn

Example sentences of the word fraternal-twin


1. Noun Phrase
Scientists also believe that fraternal twinning is a genetic trait.

2. Noun Phrase
About three percent of pregnancies result in twins, with fraternal twins being much more common than identical.

3. Noun Phrase
In the case of fraternal twins, two eggs cells are independently fertilized with two different sperm cells.

4. Noun Phrase
For fraternal twins, you won't see any extra lines connecting the diagonal lines.

2. fraternal

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

Antonyms

  • very

Etymology

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

3. twin

noun. ['ˈtwɪn'] either of two offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy.

Synonyms

  • sib
  • monozygous twin
  • fraternal twin
  • monozygotic twin
  • dizygotic twin
  • identical twin

Antonyms

  • unbalance
  • juvenile
  • derestrict
  • activity

Etymology

  • twinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. twin

adjective. ['ˈtwɪn'] being two identical.

Synonyms

  • duplicate
  • matching
  • twinned

Antonyms

  • asymmetrical
  • incomparable
  • perpendicular
  • oblique

Etymology

  • twinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. twin

noun. ['ˈtwɪn'] a duplicate copy.

Synonyms

  • counterpart
  • duplicate
  • similitude

Antonyms

  • asynchronous
  • differ
  • fall back
  • unearned run

Etymology

  • twinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. Twin

noun. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Gemini.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • person
  • individual
  • Gemini
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • unemotional person
  • worker
  • extrovert
  • debtor

7. Twin

noun. a waterfall in the Snake River in southern Idaho.

Synonyms

  • USA
  • United States of America
  • U.S.A.
  • US
  • America
  • the States
  • Twin Falls
  • Snake
  • U.S.
  • United States

Antonyms

  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male
  • adult

8. twin

verb. ['ˈtwɪn'] give birth to twins.

Synonyms

  • birth
  • have
  • give birth
  • deliver

Antonyms

  • activeness
  • attack
  • start
  • stay

Etymology

  • twinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. twin

verb. ['ˈtwɪn'] bring two objects, ideas, or people together.

Synonyms

  • match
  • mismate
  • pair
  • mismatch
  • bring together
  • join
  • mate

Antonyms

  • refuse
  • dissent
  • defuse
  • unmuzzle

Etymology

  • twinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. twin

verb. ['ˈtwɪn'] grow as twins.

Antonyms

  • different

Etymology

  • twinn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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