Definitions for Brethrenˈbrɛð rɪn

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  1. brethren(noun)

    (plural) the lay members of a male religious order

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  1. brethren(Noun)

    the body of members, especially of a fraternal, religious or military order

  2. Brethren(Noun)

    , any Brethren denomination (usually preceded by "the" or "The")

  3. Brethren(Noun)

    , a member of a Brethren congregation or denomination

  4. Brethren(Adjective)

    of or pertaining to any religious group that uses or formerly used the word "Brethren", capitalized, in referring to itself or its members

  5. Origin: From Early Modern English , from brethere, brether (+ -en), alteration, due to breþer, of broþor, broþru. Compare Brüder. More at brother.

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  1. Brethren(noun)

    pl. of Brother

  2. Brethren

    of Brother

  3. Brethren

    of Brother

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