grots

plural of grot
as in caverns
a naturally formed underground chamber with an opening to the surface the famous Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered in a long-forgotten grot by a shepherd boy

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“Grots.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/grots. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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