Etymology
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grandmother (n.)

early 15c., from grand- + mother (n.1), probably on analogy of French grand-mère. Replaced earlier grandame (c. 1200) and Old English ealdemodor.

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Definitions of grandmother

grandmother (n.)
the mother of your father or mother;
Synonyms: grandma / granny / grannie / gran / nan / nanna
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