Fraktur

noun Frak·tur \ fräk-ˈtu̇r \
variants: or less commonly Fractur

Definition of Fraktur

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

Origin and Etymology of fraktur

German, from Latin fractura fracture


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