Simple Definition of aunt
: the sister of your father or mother or the wife of your uncle
Examples of aunt in a sentence
He has three aunts and two uncles.
This is my Aunt Mary.
Origin of aunt
Middle English, from Old French ante, from Latin amita; akin to Old High German amma mother, nurse, Greek amma nurse
First Known Use: 13th century
AUNT Defined for Kids
Definition of aunt for Students
1 : a sister of a person's parent
2 : the wife of a person's uncle
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