great-uncle

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From Middle English gret-uncle, grete uncle, grete ouncle, equivalent to great- +‎ uncle.

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great-uncle (plural great-uncles)

  1. An uncle of one's parent (i.e. a brother or brother-in-law of one's grandparent).

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