a. The companionship of individuals in a congenial atmosphere and on equal terms: a voracious reader who found fellowship in a book club.
b. Friendship; comradeship: A strong fellowship developed among them.
c. A close association of friends or equals sharing similar interests: a fellowship of photographers.
a. The financial grant made to a fellow in a college or university.
b. The status or position of one who is awarded such a grant.
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Indo-European & Semitic Roots Appendices
Thousands of entries in the dictionary include etymologies that trace their origins back to reconstructed proto-languages. You can obtain more information about these forms in our online appendices:
The Indo-European appendix covers nearly half of the Indo-European roots that have left their mark on English words. A more complete treatment of Indo-European roots and the English words derived from them is available in our Dictionary of Indo-European Roots.