Greek-letter fraternity

[ greek-let-er ]
/ ˈgrikˌlɛt ər /

noun

a fraternity whose name consists usually of two or three Greek letters, as Sigma Delta Phi (ΣΔΦ).

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Origin of Greek-letter fraternity

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80
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