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great-grandmother

[greyt-gran-muhth-er, -grand-, -gram-] /ˌgreɪtˈgrænˌmʌð ər, -ˈgrænd-, -ˈgræm-/
noun
1.
a grandmother of one's father or mother.
Origin of great-grandmother
1520-1530
1520-30
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n.

1520s, from great + grandmother.

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