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great-grandparent

[greyt-gran-pair-uh nt, -par-, -grand-] /ˌgreɪtˈgrænˌpɛər ənt, -ˌpær-, -ˈgrænd-/
noun
1.
a grandfather or grandmother of one's father or mother.
Origin of great-grandparent
1880-1885
1880-85
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  • Often it is one that was worn by the baby's mother, father, or even its grand or great-grandparent.

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