grandchild

[ gran-chahyld ]
/ ˈgrænˌtʃaɪld /

noun, plural grand·chil·dren.

a child of one's son or daughter.

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Origin of grandchild

First recorded in 1580–90; grand- + child
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British Dictionary definitions for grandchildren

grandchild
/ (ˈɡrænˌtʃaɪld) /

noun plural -children (-ˌtʃɪldrən)

the son or daughter of one's child
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