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great-granduncle

[greyt-grand-uhng-kuh l]
noun
  1. an uncle of one's grandfather or grandmother.
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Origin of great-granduncle

First recorded in 1800–10
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Historical Examples of great-granduncle

  • And that he most likely inherited from his great-granduncle.

    Dave Porter in the Far North

    Edward Stratemeyer

  • 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