Fra*ter"nal (?), a.[F. fraternel, LL. fraternalis, fr. L. fraternus, fr. frater brother. See Brother.]

Pf, pertaining to, or involving, brethren; becoming to brothers; brotherly; as, fraternal affection; a fraternal embrace.

-- Fra*ter"nal*ly, adv.

An abhorred, a cursed, a fraternal war. Milton.

Fraternal love and friendship. Addison.


© Webster 1913.

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