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"groyne" in British English

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groynenoun [C]

(also groin) uk   us   /ɡrɔɪn/
a ​lowwallbuilt out from the ​coast into the ​sea, to ​prevent the ​repeatedmovement of the ​waves from ​removingparts of the ​land
(Definition of groyne from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “groyne”
in Chinese (Simplified) (海岸)防波堤,折流坝…
in Chinese (Traditional) (海岸)防波堤,折流壩…
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