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grottonoun [C]

uk   /ˈɡrɒt.əʊ/ us   /ˈɡrɑː.t̬oʊ/ plural grottoes or grottos
a small cave, especially one that is made to look attractive
(Definition of grotto from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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grottonoun [C]

us   /ˈɡrɑt̬·oʊ/ plural grottoes or grottos
a small cave or an artificial structure that is like a cave, esp. one used for religious purposes
(Definition of grotto from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “grotto”
in Chinese (Simplified) 小洞穴, (尤指用于美化的)人工洞穴…
in Turkish küçük mağara…
in Russian грот…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小洞穴, (尤指用於美化的)人工洞穴…
in Polish grota…
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