great-granduncle

[ greyt-grand-uhng-kuh l ]
/ ˌgreɪtˈgrændˌʌŋ kəl /
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noun

an uncle of one's grandfather or grandmother.

Origin of great-granduncle

First recorded in 1800–10
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for great-granduncle

  • One night—the hundredth time—he teased Tabitha to tell him something new about his great-granduncle.

    Twice Told Tales|Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • One night, the hundredth time, he teased Tabitha to tell him something new about his great-granduncle.

    Twice-Told Tales|Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • And that he most likely inherited from his great-granduncle.

    Dave Porter in the Far North|Edward Stratemeyer