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great-uncle

[greyt-uhng-kuh l] /ˈgreɪtˌʌŋ kəl/
noun
1.
a granduncle.
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Examples for great-uncle
  • He learned his craft from a great-uncle and other elders who were natural healers in his.
  • He learned many of his old fiddle tunes from his great-uncle and father, who had learned from his grandfather.
British Dictionary definitions for great-uncle

great-uncle

noun
1.
an uncle of one's father or mother; brother of one's grandfather or grandmother
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