Fraktur


Frak·tur

noun \fräk-ˈtr\

Definition of FRAKTUR

1
:  a German style of black letter
2
often not capitalized :  a Pennsylvania German document (as a birth or wedding certificate) that is written in calligraphy and illuminated with decorative motifs (as tulips, birds, and scrolls)

Variants of FRAKTUR

Frak·tur also Frac·tur \fräk-ˈtr\

Origin of FRAKTUR

German, from Latin fractura fracture
First Known Use: 1904

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