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See also: grót, gröt, and grøt

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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From grotto, by shortening, or French grotte.

NounEdit

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 2Edit

Back-formation from grotty.

NounEdit

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

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

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed directly from Italian grotta or indirectly via French grotte, from Latin crypta, from Ancient Greek κρυπτός (kruptós). Doublet of crypte. Doublet of krocht. Doublet of gruft.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɣrɔt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: grot
  • Rhymes: -ɔt

NounEdit

grot f (plural grotten, diminutive grotje n)

  1. cave, cavern

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LuxembourgishEdit

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch groot.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

grot (plural grotes or grottes)

  1. A groat or other silver coin of similar value, traditionally worth four pennies, or the weight corresponding to that coin.

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Old DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *grautaz.

AdjectiveEdit

grōt

  1. big, large
  2. great

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This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • grōt”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

grot n

  1. particle
  2. fragment

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Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

grōt (comparative grōtoro, superlative grōtost)

  1. great

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PolishEdit

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NounEdit

grot m inan

  1. arrowhead

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

grot m inan

  1. mainsail

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NounEdit

grot f pl

  1. genitive singular of grota

Further readingEdit

  • grot in Polish dictionaries at PWN