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granddaddy

noun

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  1. something belonging to an earlier time from which something else was later developed <the granddaddy of all English mystery novels> Synonyms antecedent, archetype, daddy, foregoer, forerunner, ancestor (also grandaddy), precursor, predecessor, prototypeRelated Words model, original; originator, sire; father, motherNear Antonyms by-product, derivative, offshoot, outgrowth, spin-off; daughter, sonAntonyms descendant (also descendent)



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