confrere

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con·frere

 (kŏn′frâr′)
n.
A fellow member of a fraternity or profession; a colleague.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Medieval Latin cōnfrāter : Latin com-, com- + Latin frāter, brother; see bhrāter- in Indo-European roots.]

confrère

(ˈkɒnfrɛə)
n
a fellow member of a profession, fraternity, etc
[C15: from Old French, from Medieval Latin confrāter fellow member, from Latin frāter brother]

con•frere

(ˈkɒn frɛər)

n.
colleague.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Middle French < Medieval Latin confrāter colleague = Latin con- con- + frāter brother]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.confrere - a person who is member of one's class or profession; "the surgeon consulted his colleagues"; "he sent e-mail to his fellow hackers"
associate - a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor; "he had to consult his associate before continuing"