grot

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From grotto, by shortening, or French grotte.

Noun[edit]

grot (plural grots)

  1. (poetic) A grotto.
    • 1819, John Keats, La Belle Dame sans Merci:
      She took me to her elfin grot, / And there she wept, and sigh'd full sore, / And there I shut her wild wild eyes / With kisses four.

Etymology 2[edit]

Back-formation from grotty.

Noun[edit]

grot (countable and uncountable, plural grots) (UK)

  1. (slang, uncountable) Any unpleasant substance or material.
  2. (slang, countable) A miserable person.

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grot f (plural grotten, diminutive grotje n)

  1. cave, cavern

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Old English[edit]

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grot n

  1. particle
  2. fragment

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *grautaz, whence Old English great.

Adjective[edit]

grōt (comparative grōtoro, superlative grōtost)

  1. great

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Polish[edit]

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grot m inan

  1. arrowhead

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grot m inan

  1. mainsail

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grot f pl

  1. genitive singular of grota