grandaunt

[ grand-ant, -ahnt ]
/ ˈgrændˌænt, -ˌɑnt /

noun

an aunt of one's father or mother; great-aunt.

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Origin of grandaunt

First recorded in 1820–30; grand- + aunt
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British Dictionary definitions for grandaunt

grandaunt
/ (ˈɡrændˌɑːnt) /

noun

another name for great-aunt
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