grot

noun \ ˈgrät \

Definition of grot

: 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


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