corpsbruder

noun

corps·​bru·​der
ˈkōrˌbrüdər,
ˈkȯr-
plural corpsbruders
-ərz
or corpsbrüder
-ˌbrᵫ̅dər
1
: a comrade in a German student corps
2
: a close comrade

Word History

Etymology

German korpsbruder, from korps corps (from French corps) + bruder brother, from Old High German bruoder

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“Corpsbruder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corpsbruder. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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