granddog

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

grand- +‎ dog

Noun[edit]

granddog (plural granddogs)

  1. (humorous) A dog owned by the children of someone old enough to be a grandparent; a dog that has a similar role to a grandchild.
    • 2003, Allen Anderson, Linda Anderson, Allen Schoen, God's Messengers: What Animals Teach Us About the Divine:
      Only on rare occasions could Grandmother see her granddog, and both of them missed their visits.

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