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  1. a combining form used in genealogical terminology meaning “one generation more remote”: grandfather; grandnephew.
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Origin of grand-

special use of grand
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British Dictionary definitions for grand-

grand-

prefix
  1. (in designations of kinship) one generation removed in ascent or descentgrandson; grandfather
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Word Origin

from French grand-, on the model of Latin magnus in such phrases as avunculus magnus great-uncle
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