niece-in-law

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Etymology[edit]

From niece +‎ -in-law.

Noun[edit]

niece-in-law (plural nieces-in-law)

  1. Someone's nephew's wife.
  2. Someone's niece's wife (where same-sex marriage is recognised).
    1. Someone's sibling's daughter-in-law.
      1. Someone's brother's daughter-in-law. (fraternal niece-in-law)
      2. Someone's sister's daughter-in-law. (sororal niece-in-law)
    2. Someone's spouse's sibling's daughter-in-law.
      1. Someone's wife's brother's daughter-in-law.
      2. Someone's wife's sister's daughter-in-law.
      3. Someone's husband's brother's daughter-in-law.
      4. Someone's husband's sister's daughter-in-law.
  3. (rare) Someone's spouse's niece.
    1. Someone's husband's niece. (Usually called a niece.)
    2. Someone's wife's niece. (Usually called a niece.)

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