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[greyt-gran-nees, -grand-]
  1. a granddaughter of one's nephew or niece.
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Origin of great-grandniece

First recorded in 1795–1805
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • Perhaps I could persuade them that the great-grandniece of Cassius Cato would be a deserving object of their consideration.

    Kit of Greenacre Farm

    Izola Forrester

  • He could not offer to do so till he came back from his great-grandniece Constance's wedding at Cowcester.

    A Likely Story

    William De Morgan

  • A few days ago a great-grandniece was sent to me, a child under ten years old, that has no other relative.