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grot

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noun \ˈgrät\

Definition of grot

  1. :  grotto



Examples of grot in a sentence

  1. <the famous Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered in a long-forgotten grot by a shepherd boy>



Origin and Etymology of grot

Middle French grotte, from Italian grotta


First Known Use: 1506


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