Meaning of “groyne” in the English Dictionary

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"groyne" in British English

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groynenoun [ C ]

also groin uk /ɡrɔɪn/ us /ɡrɔɪn/

a low wall built out from the coast into the sea, to prevent the repeated movement of the waves from removing parts of the land

(Definition of “groyne” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)