fraternity

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French fraternité, from Latin frāternitās, ultimately from frāter (brother).

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fraternity (countable and uncountable, plural fraternities)

  1. The quality of being brothers or brotherly; brotherhood.
  2. A group of people associated for a common purpose.
  3. (US) A social organization of male students at a college or university; usually identified by Greek letters.

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