Definition of Great-uncle

1. Noun. An uncle of your father or mother.

Exact synonyms: Granduncle
Generic synonyms: Uncle



Definition of Great-uncle

1. Noun. The brother or brother-in-law of one’s grandparent; the uncle of one's parent. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Great-uncle

great-great-great-great-great-grandchild
great-great-great-great-great-grandfather
great-great-great-great-great-grandfathers
great-great-great-great-great-great-grandfather
great-great-great-great-great-great-grandfathers
great-hearted
great-heartedness
great-leaved macrophylla
great-nephew
great-nephews
great-niece
great-pox
great-spotted-woodpecker
great-tit
great-toe reflex
great-uncle (current term)
great-uncles
great Scott
great Solomon's-seal
great St John's wort
great alveolar cells
great anastomotic artery
great anteater
great antshrike
great antshrikes
great ape
great apes
great auk
great aunt

Literary usage of Great-uncle

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1. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1847)
"great-uncle and Great-aunt. The brother of the grandfather or The nephews and nieces of uncles and aunts are cousins to each other, or second cousins, ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"He was a son of Johannes Bach, the great uncle of Johann Sebastian Bach. BACH, Johann Christian, German musician: b. Leipzig 1735; d. 1782. ..."

3. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone (1876)
"In like manner, in the third degree, the chances are only three to one against John's great-uncle of the whole blood, but they are seven to one against his ..."

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