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grandaunt

[grand-ant, -ahnt] /ˈgrændˌænt, -ˌɑnt/
noun
1.
an aunt of one's father or mother; great-aunt.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; grand- + aunt
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British Dictionary definitions for grandaunt

grandaunt

/ˈɡrændˌɑːnt/
noun
1.
another name for great-aunt

great-aunt

noun
1.
an aunt of one's father or mother; sister of one's grandfather or grandmother
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