half brother


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half brother

n.
A brother to whom one is biologically related through one parent only.
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half′ broth`er


n.
a male sibling related through one parent only.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.half brother - a brother who has only one parent in common with you
blood brother, brother - a male with the same parents as someone else; "my brother still lives with our parents"
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Translations
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References in classic literature ?
She saw Ali ben Kadin, The Sheik's half brother, squatted upon a rug, smoking.
he was therefore half brother to Nausithous, half uncle to King Alcinous, and half great uncle to Nausicaa.
Asked about his rift with half brother Jinggoy Estrada, he said "that's the least of my concern.
WORCESTER - A Northbridge man has been indicted on charges stemming from the accidental shooting death of his 20-year-old half brother.