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Sororal

[sə-ROHR-əl]

Part of speech: adjective

Origin: Latin, mid 17th century

1.

Of or like a sister or sisters.

Examples of Sororal in a sentence

"She shared a sororal relationship with her roommate, and they were seldom apart."

"The new club is sororal to a famous non-profit organization."

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About Sororal

Sororal originates from the Latin word "soror," which means sister. If a woman is particularly close to a platonic female friend, you might say that they have a sororal relationship.

Did you Know?

If the word sororal sounds familiar to you, it might be because it reminds you of "sorority." Sororities, first established in the U.S. in 1851, are communities for college-aged women. Members often refer to each other as "sisters."

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