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great-grandparent

[greyt-gran-pair-uh nt, -par-, -grand-]
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noun
  1. a grandfather or grandmother of one's father or mother.

Origin of great-grandparent

First recorded in 1880–85
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  • Often it is one that was worn by the baby's mother, father, or even its grand or great-grandparent.

    Etiquette

    Emily Post