One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A man or boy sharing a mother, but not a father, with another person; a half-brother on the mother's side.
Late 15th century; earliest use found in Higden's Polychronicon. After post-classical Latin frater uterinus (Vulgate; also uterinus frater).
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