phrator

noun phra·tor \ˈfrātə(r), -ātə- also -ˌtȯ(ə)r or -ȯ(ə)\

Definition of phrator

plural

-s

  1. :  a member of a phratry at important funerals the phrators of the dead person mourned while the other phratry conducted the ceremonies — E. R. Embree

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Origin and Etymology of phrator

Greek phratōr; akin to Greek phratēr member of the same clan


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