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(ˈgrændˌʌŋ kəl)

an uncle of one's father or mother; great-uncle.
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Noun1.granduncle - an uncle of your father or mother
uncle - the brother of your father or mother; the husband of your aunt
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And so he made Mohegan the granduncle or grandfather of Oliver Edwards.
Tan recounted to me that, as a poor kid, he got tuition money every year from his granduncle Tan Chi, but in high school he was embarrassed to directly ask for tuition money again, so he tried asking indirectly by saying he wanted to work part time.
As a young boy, Baldovino spent a lot of time with his illustrious granduncle, triggering the youngster's interest and eventual decision to pursue painting as a career.
I was 14 and didn't think it was necessary to inform my granduncle or anybody in that house.
Varghese and my mother and of Mathew's daughter-in-law), and my granduncle C.
Indeed my granduncle Pat Flanagan was one of the few to survive the sinking of the HMS Cressy, hit by a German U boat along with two other cruisers off the Dutch coast a month into WW1.
Mitra and Ray treat the thresholds between the inner and outer worlds, particularly the courtyard portals where Apu's mother and, later, his granduncle linger disconsolately, with Fordian gravity.
Sharona Muir's brilliant debut novel is a closely interlinked, developing sequence of tales, narrated by Sophie, the sole member of her family's current generation who has inherited, in her case from Granduncle Erasmus, the gift of being able to see invisible animals--from the magnificent Foster Fowl who "appears like an azure wave" to a symbiotic limpet of the Beanie Shark that looks like a "beige porcelain frisbee.
On the stage for our Centennial Day announcements on March 19, I felt a shiver down my spine as the Lieutenant Governor, the honourable David Onley, read birthday greetings from HRH Queen Elizabeth II--it was 100 years to the day since her great granduncle, the Duke of Connaught, opened the ROM.
The fact that the actor and his wife Kiran Rao have named their son Azad Rao Khan after his great- granduncle proves this," says Chandra.
Dennis Yee shares the story of his granduncle Dick Yee and his supermarket chain in San Jose, California.
His granduncle Sri Ponnambalam Ramanathan was appointed a member of the Legislative Council, where he lobbied for both Sinhala and Tamil causes, such as, Buddhist education in public schools.