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Broederbonder, noun

Forms:
Also with small initial.
Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, Broederbond (see Broederbond) + -er suffix denoting a member of (an organization, or group of believers).
A member of the Broederbond; broeder sense 3; broer sense 4; brother sense 1. Also attributive, and figurative.
1952 Rand Daily Mail 2 Dec. 11Most of the Cabinet and most Nationalist members of the Parliament belonged to the Broederbond, which now aimed at nominating only Broederbonders as candidates for the general election.
1990 R. Malan My Traitor’s Heart 27Broederbonders, members of the Brotherhood, the secret society of Calvinists and apartheid zealots that constituted the spine of the Afrikaner power structure.
A member of the Broederbond; broeder3; broer4; brother1. Also attributive, and figurative.

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