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noun 
  1. a sister of someone"s parent
  2. a sister-in-law of someone"s parent; a wife of someone"s uncle
  3. (also great-aunt or grandaunt) a person's grandparent's sister.
  4. (usually auntie) a grandmother.
  5. an affectionate term for a woman of an older generation than oneself, especially a friend of one's parents, by means of fictive kin.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: tante
  • French: tante , tatie (informal)
  • German: Tante
  • Italian: zia
  • Spanish: tí­a
Etymology: From < ante < amita "father's sister".


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