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Brother German

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A real brother. (Latin, germānus, of the same stock; germen, a bud or sprout.)

“Te in germani fratris dilexi loco.”—Terence Andria, l. 5, 58.

A uterine brother is a brother by the mother’s side only. (Latin, uterinus, born of the same mother, as “frater uterīnus,” utĕrus.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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