Definition of frater in English:

frater

noun

historical
  • The dining room or refectory of a monastery.

    • ‘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.

Pronunciation:

frater

/ˈfreɪtə/