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grot

[grot] /grɒt/
noun, Chiefly Literary.
1.
a grotto.
Origin
1500-1510
1500-10; < French grotte < Italian grotta; see grotto
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British Dictionary definitions for grot

grot1

/ɡrɒt/
noun
1.
(slang) rubbish; dirt
Word Origin
C20: from grotty

grot2

/ɡrɒt/
noun
1.
a poetic word for grotto
Word Origin
C16: from French grotte, from Old Italian grotta; see grotto
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Word Origin and History for grot
n.

short for grotto, c.1500; perhaps from or influenced by French grotte.

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