Definition of Frater

1. n. A monk; also, a frater house.



Definition of Frater

1. a comrade [n -S] - See also: comrade

Medical Definition of Frater

1. A monk; also, a frater house. Frater house, an apartament in a convent used as an eating room; a refectory. Synonym: a fratery. Origin: L, a brother. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frater

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frat boy
frat boys
frat house
frat houses
frataxin
fratboy
fratboys
fratch
fratches
fratchier
fratchy
frate
frater (current term)
frateries
fraternal
fraternal nephew
fraternal nephews
fraternal niece
fraternal nieces
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fraternalisation
fraternalise
fraternalised
fraternalises

Literary usage of Frater

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1. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett (1816)
"frater. To see who was capable of bearing arms, and who had any. Sol. Gen. ... R. frater. lit-cause they came back to my lord's house afterwards. R. Fräser. ..."

2. Notae Latinae: An Account of Abbreviation in Latin Mss. of the Early by Wallace Martin Lindsay (1915)
"66r 'dicit ei Azarias : frater peto'; Bale F nl 15 (Fulda, "end of 8 cent. ... Since some of these MSS. which offer frt ' frater' offer also nrt ' noster,' ..."

3. The Birds of North and Middle America: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Higher by Robert Ridgway (1907)
"... cristatus frater (p.) aa. ... CRISTATUS frater (Sclater and Salvin). COSTA RICAN SHARP-BILL. ..."

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