fraternal twin

noun

Definition of fraternal twin

  1. :  either member of a pair of twins that are produced from different eggs and may not have the same sex or appearance

Word by Word Definitions

fraternalplay
  1. :  of, relating to, or involving brothers

    :  of, relating to, or being a fraternity or society

    :  derived from two ova :  dizygotic

twinplay
  1. :  either of two offspring produced at a birth

    :  gemini

    :  one of two persons or things closely related to or resembling each other

  1. :  to bring together in close association :  couple

    :  duplicate, match

    :  to bring forth twins

  1. :  born with one other or as a pair at one birth

    :  made up of two similar, related, or connected members or parts :  double

    :  paired in a close or necessary relationship :  matching


FRATERNAL TWIN Defined for Kids

fraternal twin

noun

Definition of fraternal twin for Students

  1. :  either of a pair of twins that are produced from different fertilized eggs and may not have the same sex or appearance


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up fraternal twin? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a favoring of the simplest explanation

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • manet-jeanne-spring
  • Which is a synonym of chaffer?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ