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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
1880-1885
1880-85
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  • As a result, an inquiry about someone's great-grandparent can usually be answered quickly.
  • The paper concludes with brief implications the great-grandparent role.

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