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1910 New Catholic Dictionary
(Latin: pray, brethren)
The exhortation addressed to the people by the celebrant immediately after the Offertory and ablutions in the Mass and immediately preceding the Secrets, the server responding in the name of the congregation. In this prayer the priest prays that his sacrifice and that of those attending may be acceptable to God.
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Entry for 'Orate Fratres'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/o/orate-fratres.html. 1910.