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grot

[ grot ]
/ grɒt /
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noun Chiefly Literary.
a grotto.
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Origin of grot

1500–10; <French grotte<Italian grotta;see grotto
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British Dictionary definitions for grot (1 of 2)

grot1
/ (ɡrɒt) /

noun
slang rubbish; dirt

Word Origin for grot

C20: from grotty

British Dictionary definitions for grot (2 of 2)

grot2
/ (ɡrɒt) /

noun
a poetic word for grotto

Word Origin for grot

C16: from French grotte, from Old Italian grotta; see grotto
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