great-aunt

[ greyt-ant, -ahnt ]
/ ˈgreɪtˌænt, -ˌɑnt /
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noun

a grandaunt.

Nearby words

  1. great willow herb,
  2. great yarmouth,
  3. great year,
  4. great zimbabwe,
  5. great-,
  6. great-circle sailing,
  7. great-circle track,
  8. great-grandaunt,
  9. great-grandchild,
  10. great-granddaughter

Origin of great-aunt

First recorded in 1650–60

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British Dictionary definitions for great-aunt

great-aunt

grandaunt

noun

an aunt of one's father or mother; sister of one's grandfather or grandmother
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