Clan is a synonym of fraternity.
As nouns the difference between clan and fraternity
is that clan
is while fraternity
is the quality of being brothers or brotherly; brotherhood.
(anthropology) A group of people all descended from a common ancestor, in fact or belief.
A traditional social group of families in the Scottish Highlands having a common hereditary chieftain
Any association of people behaving clannishly.
(video games) A group of players who habitually play on the same team in multiplayer games.
A badger colony.
* Dutch: (l)
* German: (l)
The quality of being brothers or brotherly; brotherhood.
A group of people associated for a common purpose.
(US) A social organization of male students at a college or university; usually identified by Greek letters.