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n. Roman Catholic Church
Used as a title for an Italian monk or friar; brother.
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(Ecclesiastical Terms) brother: a title given to an Italian monk or friar
[Italian, short for frate brother (in either natural or religious sense), from Latin frāter brother]
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a title of address for an Italian friar or monk.
[1885–90; < Italian, shortened form of frate brother, monk]
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