Definition of frater in English:

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frater

Pronunciation: /ˈfreɪtə/

noun

historical
The dining room or refectory of a monastery.
Example sentences
  • The frater, or refectory, retains its wall pulpit from which the monks were read to while they ate in silence.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French fraitur, shortening of refreitor, from late Latin refectorium 'refectory'.

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