Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A brother; a friar; a monk.
  • noun One who assumes the garb and character of a begging friar. See the extracts.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Eccl.), rare A monk; also, a frater house.
  • noun an apartament in a convent used as an eating room; a refectory; -- called also a fratery.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A monk.
  • noun A frater house.

Etymologies

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Latin, a brother.

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