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sororal

[ suh-rawr-uhl, -rohr- ]
/ səˈrɔr əl, -ˈroʊr- /
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adjective
of, relating to, or characteristic of a sister or sisters; sisterly.
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Origin of sororal

First recorded in 1645–55; from Latin soror sister + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM sororal

so·ro·ral·ly, adverb
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How to use sororal in a sentence

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

  • But Mrs. Manhattan was not only Mrs. Manhattan, she was a woman for whom Eden entertained a quasi-filial, quasi-sororal affection.

    Eden|Edgar Saltus

British Dictionary definitions for sororal

sororal
/ (səˈrɔːrəl) /

adjective
of or relating to a sister or sisters

Word Origin for sororal

C17: from Latin soror a sister
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