grot

noun
\ˈgrät \

Definition of grot 

: grotto

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Synonyms for grot

Synonyms

cave, cavern, grotto

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Examples of grot in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of grot

1506, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for grot

Middle French grotte, from Italian grotta

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The first known use of grot was in 1506

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