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From great- +‎ grandson.

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great-grandson (plural great-grandsons)

  1. A son of a grandchild.

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Additional instances of "great-" can be prepended to the term, each indicating one further generation of descent. For large numbers of generations a number can be substituted, for example, "fourth great-grandson", "four-greats grandson" or "four-times-great-grandson".

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