granddaughter etymology

English word granddaughter comes from English daughter, English grand- (Of a generation removed from the original noun.)

Detailed word origin of granddaughter

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
daughter English (eng) (physics) A nuclide left over from radioactive decay.. A daughter language.. A female descendant.. One’s female offspring.
grand- English (eng) Of a generation removed from the original noun.
granddaughter English (eng) The daughter of someone's child.

Words with the same origin as granddaughter

Descendants of grand-
grandchild grandmother grandpa grandson