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Meaning of NIECE

Pronunciation:  nees

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a daughter of your brother or sister
 

NIECE is a 5 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Antonyms: nephew
 
 See Also: grandniece, great-niece, kinswoman

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Niece\, n. [OE. nece, F. ni[`e]ce, LL. neptia, for L.
neptis a granddaughter, niece, akin to nepos. See {Nephew}.]
1. A relative, in general; especially, a descendant, whether
   male or female; a granddaughter or a grandson. [Obs.] --B.
   Jonson. Wyclif. Shak.

2. A daughter of one's brother or sister, or of one's
   brother-in-law or sister-in-law.



 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing your niece in your dream means unexpected trials and useless worries of the future.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aunt, auntie, blood brother, brethren, brother, bub, bubba, bud, buddy, country cousin, cousin, cousin once removed, cousin twice removed, daughter, father, first cousin, foster brother, frater, grandnephew, grandniece, granduncle, great-aunt, great-uncle, half brother, kid brother, mother, nephew, nuncle, nunks, nunky, second cousin, sis, sissy, sister, sister-german, sistern, son, stepbrother, stepsister, unc, uncle, uncs, uterine brother
 

 

 

 

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