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[suh-rawr-uh l, -rohr-]
  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a sister or sisters; sisterly.
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Origin of sororal

1645–55; < Latin soror sister + -al1
Related formsso·ro·ral·ly, adverb
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Historical Examples of sororal

  • Even otherwise they but enhance the sororal beauties of faiths which if cognate are quite distinct.

    The Lords of the Ghostland

    Edgar Saltus

British Dictionary definitions for sororal


  1. of or relating to a sister or sisters
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Word Origin for sororal

C17: from Latin soror a sister
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Word Origin and History for sororal


1650s, from Latin soror "sister" (see sister) + -al (1).

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