niece definition

  • noun:
    • The child of one's sibling or sis or of bro or sibling of one's partner.
    • The illegitimate daughter of an ecclesiastic who's taken a vow of celibacy.
    • a girl of someone’s sibling, brother-in-law, or sister-in-law; either the girl of the bro ("fraternal niece"), or of the cousin ("sororal niece").
    • a family member, as a whole; specifically, a descendant, whether female or male; a granddaughter or a grandson.
    • A daughter of one's sibling or sis, or of one's brother-in-law or sister-in-law. In modern English, this is actually the primary meaning.
    • A grandchild, or even more remote lineal descendant, whether female or male; especially, a granddaughter.
    • The child of one's bro or sis.
    • a girl of brother or sister

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