grandparent

[gran-pair-uhnt, -par-, grand-]
noun
a parent of a parent.

Origin:
1820–30; grand- + parent

grandparental [gran-puh-ren-tl, grand-] , adjective
grandparenting, noun
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grandparent (ˈɡrænˌpɛərənt, ˈɡrænd-)
 
n
the father or mother of either of one's parents

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Example sentences
And weaker family ties mean that fewer troubled teenagers find refuge with a kindly grandparent or uncle.
The cheapest childcare option, of course, is to have a grandparent or other relative who is willing to pitch in for free.
Your risk is higher if you have a parent or grandparent with open-angle glaucoma.
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