great-aunt

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

noun

a grandaunt.

Origin of great-aunt

First recorded in 1650–60
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great-aunt

grandaunt


noun

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