grandmother

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noun grand·moth·er \ˈgran(d)-ˌmə-thər\

Definition of grandmother

  1. 1 :  the mother of one's father or mother

  2. 2 :  a female ancestor

grandmotherly

play \ˈgran(d)-ˌmə-thər-lē\ adjective

15th Century

First Known Use of grandmother

15th century


GRANDMOTHER Defined for English Language Learners

grandmother

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noun grand·moth·er \ˈgran(d)-ˌmə-thər\

Definition of grandmother for English Language Learners

  • : the mother of your father or mother


GRANDMOTHER Defined for Kids

grandmother

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noun grand·moth·er \ˈgrand-ˌmə-thər, ˈgran-\

Definition of grandmother for Students

  1. 1 :  the mother of someone's father or mother

  2. 2 :  a female ancestor <She learned skills passed down from her grandmothers.>



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