Fratercula Fraternally

Fraternal

Meanings and phrases

fraternal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. like or characteristic of or befitting a brother; brotherly; brotherlike
  2. of or relating to a fraternity or society of usually men
  3. (of twins) derived from two separate fertilized ova; biovular

fraternal twin

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. either of two twins who developed from two separate fertilized eggs; dizygotic twin

fraternal organization

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1904, Sellaro conceived the idea of uniting all Italian Americans into one large fraternal organization.
  • Cadet Powell joined the Pershing Rifles, the ROTC fraternal organization and drill team begun by General John Pershing.
  • He also contributed work to the official organ of the party's social and fraternal organization, the International Workers Order.

fraternal organizations

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is one of the oldest known fraternal organizations in the Philippines.
  • He belonged to several fraternal organizations and was a prominent figure in the town.
  • He was also active in his Methodist Church, as well as the Elk, and Mason fraternal organizations.

fraternal twins

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He acted alongside Jo Han-sun as fraternal twins.
  • A pair of fraternal twins will compete against each other this season.
  • A warm and encouraging father, Cap had 17-year-old fraternal twins named Steve and Carolyn.
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