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Niece (?), n. [OE. nece, F. ni'8ace, 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.


The noun has 1 senses

1. niece -- a daughter of your brother or sister
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