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 (grănd′nĕf′yo͞o, grăn′-)
A son of one's nephew or niece.
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(ˈɡrænˌnɛvjuː; -ˌnɛfjuː; ˈɡrænd-)
another name for great-nephew
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(ˈgrænˌnɛf yu, -ˌnɛv yu, ˈgrænd-)

a son of one's nephew or niece.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grandnephew - a son of your niece or nephew
nephew - a son of your brother or sister
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President of Taft Broadcasting and grandnephew of Bonesman President William Howard Taft, Dudley was "a member of the one family with more Bones members than the Bushes," Robbins points out.
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While newer authors agree on the broad outlines of Michelangelo's themes and content, they diverge widely about the tone and register of his language; the artist, who wryly acknowledged his own limitations, still suffers from the irresistible tendency to fix his work that first surfaced in the heavily expurgated rewrites published by his grandnephew, Michelangelo the Younger.
Louise's will made 31 specific bequests to family members, long-time employees and friends; she also made three $500,000 bequests to two grandnieces and a grandnephew. Edgar was the residual beneficiary of Louise's estate.
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