Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The mother of one's father or mother.
  • noun A female ancestor.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The mother of one's father or mother: correlative to grandson, granddaughter, and grandchild.
  • noun By extension, any more remote lineal female ancestor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The mother of one's father or mother.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A mother of someone's parent.
  • noun A female ancestor or progenitor.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the mother of your father or mother

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

grand- +‎ mother

Examples

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