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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A monk.
  • n. A frater house.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A monk; also, a frater house.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

Etymologies

Latin, a brother. (Wiktionary)

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