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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A son of one's nephew or niece.

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  • n. Grandson of one's sibling.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The grandson of one's brother or sister.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A son of one's nephew or niece: correlative to granduncle and grandaunt.

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

  • n. a son of your niece or nephew


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