Fra

[ frah ]
/ frɑ /

noun Roman Catholic Church.

a title of address for a friar or brother.

Origin of Fra

1885–90; < Italian, shortened form of frate brother, monk
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Fra

/ (frɑː) /

noun

brother: a title given to an Italian monk or friar

Word Origin for Fra

Italian, short for frate brother (in either natural or religious sense), from Latin frāter brother
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