noun, plural grot·toes, grot·tos.
Origin of grotto
Examples from the Web for grotto
Historical Examples of grotto
Napoleon had been at his favorite resort,—the grotto that overlooked the sea.
And what great stories have you been telling yourself today in your grotto?
He went to his grotto, and carefully thought out a plan of campaign.
"There is no hope of getting to the Grotto yet awhile," he said.
He will join you by-and-by after he has taken me to the Grotto.
noun plural -toes or -tos
Word Origin for grotto
1610s, from Italian grotta, ultimately from Latin crypta "vault, cavern," from Greek krypte "hidden place" (see crypt). Terminal -o may be from its being spelled that way in many translations of Dante's "Divine Comedy."