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grot

 (grŏt)
n.
A grotto.

[French grotte, from Italian grotta; see grotto.]
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grot

(ɡrɒt)
n
slang rubbish; dirt
[C20: from grotty]

grot

(ɡrɒt)
n
(Architecture) a poetic word for grotto
[C16: from French grotte, from Old Italian grotta; see grotto]
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grot

(grɒt)

n. Chiefly Literary.
a grotto.
[1500–10; < French grotte < Italian grotta; see grotto]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grot - a small cave (usually with attractive features)grot - a small cave (usually with attractive features)
cave - a geological formation consisting of an underground enclosure with access from the surface of the ground or from the sea
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Translations

grot

[ˈgrɒt] N (= dirt) → porquería f
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References in classic literature ?
nymph, who - ' After 'who' I should place a verb in the second person singular of the present indicative; and should go on thus: 'this grot profound.'"
"Oh, nymph, who quittest now this grot profound, To admire the greatest king of all kings round."
With one of his keys, he opened a cool grot at the end of the yard, and they all went in.
The town hall says that the owner of the land is responsible for clearing the grot spot.
Leeds looked to have salvaged a point when Jay-Roy Grot headed home Pablo Hernandez's cross, but Nuhiu wrestled his way clear in stoppage time to run in on goal and slot home the winner.
Jay-Roy Grot, on as a 77th minute sub for Pearce, levelled with his first goal for Leeds since joining from Dutch outfit NEC four minutes from time before Nuhiu plundered his side's dramatic, very late, winner.
Even so, Christiansen is expected to show faith in 19-yearold striker Jay-Roy Grot, with the Dutch youngster one of an expected eight or nine changes from their normal side.
IT'S a rubbish accolade to have but a lane in Cardiff has been named one of the worst "grot spots" in Britain.
Our partner council pledged to respond quickly to clear unsightly areas blighted by fly tippers - so we're asking readers to let us know about any city centre grot spots that need urgent action.
MANY people who are often in Hudders-field town centre will be pleased that Kirklees Council is cleaning up a 'grot spot' next to the bus station.
Activities included community clean-ups, skips, educational sessions in schools, estate walkabouts, dog micro chipping, improvements to identified 'grot spots' and community information days.
During the day, to keep hunger at bay you can help yourself to a bowl of steaming grot - a sort of rice pudding with butter and cinnamon on top.