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Princeton's WordNet

  1. niece(noun)

    a daughter of your brother or sister

Wiktionary

  1. niece(Noun)

    A daughter of someone's sibling, brother-in-law, or sister-in-law; either the daughter of one's brother ("fraternal niece"), or of one's sister ("sororal niece").

  2. Origin: nece, from nece (Modern French nièce "niece") from *, representing neptis, from nepot-. Akin to nift ( Nichte). Displaced native nifte (from nift).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Niece(noun)

    a relative, in general; especially, a descendant, whether male or female; a granddaughter or a grandson

  2. Niece(noun)

    a daughter of one's brother or sister, or of one's brother-in-law or sister-in-law

  3. Origin: [OE. nece, F. nice, LL. neptia, for L. neptis a granddaughter, niece, akin to nepos. See Nephew.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Niece

    nēs, n. (fem. of Nephew) the daughter of a brother or sister: (orig.) a granddaughter. [O. Fr.,—Low L. nepta—L. neptis, a granddaughter, niece.]

Editors Contribution

  1. niece

    The daughter of one’s sibling.

    Submitted by dklajksdajsdaiuoiuoew on December 15, 2019  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of niece in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of niece in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of niece in a Sentence

  1. Gregory Gunn:

    My mother lost her son. I lost a brother. My niece, everybody, lost a dear friend.

  2. Rashad Caleb:

    Once I realized that my niece and my sister were nowhere to be found, I ran back and that's when I started recording.

  3. Wajid Fazal:

    About 40 Hindu brothers were at my house until we bid farewell to my niece in the night, i will never forget this favor.

  4. Erin Vertucci:

    My niece was four years older than him, and she said she found the love of her life, he was very sweet and very kind and very funny.

  5. Renata Espinoza:

    The DA never called, there was no consideration for Renata, my niece, my parents, me, or the officers. It was as if she didn't care.

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