- fraternal ► ADJECTIVE 1) of or like a brother; brotherly. 2) of or denoting a fraternity. 3) (of twins) developed from separate ova and therefore not identical.DERIVATIVES fraternalism noun fraternally adverb.ORIGIN Latin fraternalis, from frater 'brother' .
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