brethren

[ breth-rin ]
/ ˈbrɛð rɪn /

plural noun

fellow members.
Archaic. brothers.

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1, 2. See brother.
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brethren
/ (ˈbrɛðrɪn) /

pl n

archaic a plural of brother
fellow members of a religion, sect, society, etc
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