brother-german

noun
plural brothers-german

Definition of brother-german

civil law
: a brother through both father and mother : a full brother — compare half brother

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History and Etymology for brother-german

Middle English brother germain, partial translation of Middle English frere germain, from frere brother + germain having the same parents

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“Brother-german.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brother-german. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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