great-nephew great-nephew n. a son of a niece or nephew.

Syn: grandnephew. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • great-nephew — [grāt′nef΄yo͞o] n. a grandson of one s brother or sister; grandnephew …   English World dictionary

  • Great-nephew — A Great nephew is the male offspring of one s nephew or niece.See also: *Great uncle *Great aunt *Great niece …   Wikipedia

  • great-nephew — noun a son of your niece or nephew • Syn: ↑grandnephew • Hypernyms: ↑nephew * * * great nephew see great a. 21 a …   Useful english dictionary

  • great-nephew — great′ neph ew n. a son of one s nephew or niece; grandnephew • Etymology: 1575–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • great-nephew — noun a) grandson of one’s sibling or siblings spouse, son of one’s nephew or niece, ones siblings childs male child b) one’s son’s or daughters nephew Syn …   Wiktionary

  • great nephew — son of one s own niece or nephew, nephew of the second generation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • great-nephew — /grayt nef yooh, nev yooh/, n. a son of one s nephew or niece; grandnephew. [1575 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • great-nephew — noun a son of one s nephew or niece …   English new terms dictionary

  • great-nephew — /ˈgreɪt nɛfju/ (say grayt nefyooh), / nɛvju/ (say nevyooh) noun a son of one s nephew or niece …   Australian English dictionary

  • great-nephew — noun Date: 1581 grandnephew …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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