One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
What is the female equivalent of fraternal?
The word meaning 'relating to or like a sister' is sororal, from Latin soror 'sister'. It's much less common than fraternal, though, with just eighteen examples in all the billions of words on the Oxford English Corpus.
The female equivalent of a fraternity, in the sense of 'a male student society in a university', is a sorority.
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