Fra

noun
\ ˈfrä How to pronounce Fra (audio) \

Definition of Fra

used as a title equivalent to brother preceding the name of an Italian monk or friar

First Known Use of Fra

1722, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Fra

Italian, short for frate, from Latin frater — more at brother

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“Fra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fra. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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