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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.
RUBBISH strewn areas or places used by drug addicts, vandals and criminals in Rugby could be nominated as "top of the grots" as the council declares war on local eyesores.
A pounds 200M PLAN was unveiled today to transform one of Liverpool's most notorious grot spots.
NEW LOOK: The new pounds 3m award will help clean up grot spots such as the Loop line bridge in Walton; DILAPIDATED: The Stonebridge Cross site, Gillmoss, will be given a revamp; PLEASED: Chief executive for regeneration Mike Storey