Definition of fraternal
- fraternal love
- a fraternal order
- a fraternal chapter house
- fraternal twins
He belonged to a fraternal organization.
There was a fraternal feeling among the troops.
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: of or relating to brothers
: made up of members who share an interest or purpose
: friendly or brotherly
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the quality or state of being insatiable
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