- an aunt of one's father or mother; great-aunt.
Origin of grandaunt
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Examples from the Web for grandaunt
Grandaunt made over her share of the farm to him, and he cares for all of us.
It is my gift to you, grandaunt, bought with the money uncle left me.
It is strange, said grandaunt Guion, that Barbe has no lover.A Little Girl in Old St. Louis
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"We can drive out to-morrow and look for it, grandaunt," said Anne.
Anne was more startled than hurt by her grandaunt's violence.
- another name for great-aunt
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