grotto

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From Italian grotta, from Vulgar Latin grupta, from Classical Latin crypta; see crypt.

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grotto (plural grottos or grottoes)

  1. A small cave.
  2. An artificial cavern-like retreat.
  3. A Marian shrine, usually built in a cavern-like structure.

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