HyperDic: fraternal

English > 3 senses of the word fraternal:
ADJECTIVEpertfraternalof or relating to a fraternity / fraternity or society of usually men
allfraternal, biovular(of twins) derived from two separate fertilized ova
allfraternal, brotherly, brotherlikelike or characteristic of or befitting a brother
fraternal > pronunciation
Soundsfrahter'nahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > fraternal: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to a fraternity / fraternity or society of usually men.
Example"a fraternal order"
Catalanfraternal
Nounsbrotherhoodpeople engaged in a particular occupation
fraternitya social club for male undergraduates
English > fraternal: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of twins) derived from two separate fertilized ova.
Example"fraternal twins are biovular"
Synonymbiovular
Oppositeidentical, monovular(of twins) derived from a single egg or ovum
Spanishbiovular, dicigótico
Catalanbiovular, fraternal
English > fraternal: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaninglike or characteristic of or befitting a brother.
Example "close fraternal ties"
Synonymsbrotherly, brotherlike
Oppositesisterly, sisterlike, sororallike or characteristic of or befitting a sister
Spanishfraternal, fraterno
Catalanfratern, fraternal
Adverbsfraternallyin a brotherly manner

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