[gran-muhth-er, grand-, gram-]
the mother of one's father or mother.
a female ancestor.

1375–1425; late Middle English; see grand-, mother1

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grandmother (ˈɡrænˌmʌðə, ˈɡrænd-)
1.  the mother of one's father or mother
2.  (often plural) a female ancestor
3.  (often capital) a familiar term of address for an old woman
4.  teach one's grandmother to suck eggs See egg

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Example sentences for grandmother
He visits his grandmother, his mixedrace uncle dode staying with her.
His mother died at an early age and he was raised mainly by his grandmother.
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