a fellow member or worker; colleague or associate, as in a profession
Origin of confrereMiddle English and OFr: see com- and frère
A fellow member of a fraternity or profession; a colleague.
Origin of confrereMiddle English from Old French from Medieval Latin cōnfrāter Latin com- com- Latin frāter brother ; see bhrāter- in Indo-European roots.
OriginSee also: confrère
From Old French confrere