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

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

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

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

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

  • noun Grandson of one's sibling.

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

  • noun a son of your niece or nephew


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