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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Brother German.
 
A real brother. (Latin, germnus, of the same stock; germen, a bud or sprout.)   1
        “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 uternus,” utrus.)   2
 


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