grandnephew
noun Date: circa 1639 a grandson of one's brother or sister

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Grandnephew — Grand neph ew, n. The grandson of one s brother or sister. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grandnephew — [grand′nef΄yo͞o, gran′nef΄yo͞o] n. Chiefly Brit. the grandson of one s brother or sister; great nephew …   English World dictionary

  • grandnephew — noun a) Grandson of ones sibling. b) brothers grandson (fraternal grandnephew) or sisters grandson (sororal grandnephew) Syn: grand nephew, great nephew, greatnephew …   Wiktionary

  • grandnephew — /gran nef yooh, nev yooh, grand /, n. a son of one s nephew or niece. [1630 40; GRAND + NEPHEW] * * * …   Universalium

  • grandnephew — grænd nefjuː n. grandson of one s sister or brother …   English contemporary dictionary

  • grandnephew — grand·neph·ew …   English syllables

  • grandnephew — grand•neph•ew [[t]ˈgrænˌnɛf yu, ˌnɛv yu, ˈgrænd [/t]] n. a son of one s nephew or niece • Etymology: 1630–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • grandnephew — The son of one s nephew or niece. Ordinarily not a nephew within the meaning of such term as it appears in a will. 57 Am J1st Wills § 1390. Ordinarily not inclusive of a male child adopted by a nephew or niece. 57 Am J1st Wills § 1390 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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

  • great-grandnephew — /grayt gran nef yooh, nev yooh, grand /, n. a grandson of one s nephew or niece. * * * …   Universalium

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