granddaddy

variants also grandaddy
as in ancestor
something belonging to an earlier time from which something else was later developed the granddaddy of all English mystery novels

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“Granddaddy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/granddaddy. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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