grotto definition

  • noun:
    • a little cave or cavern.
    • An artificial structure or excavation designed to resemble a cave or cavern.
    • a little cave.
    • An artificial cavern-like escape.
    • A Marian shrine, generally integrated a cavern-like construction.
    • a normal covered opening into the earth; a cave; also, an artificial recess, cave, or cavernlike apartment.
    • A subterranean cavity; an all-natural cavern, or an ornamented excavation or building more or less remotely resembling a normal cave, made for color or relaxation.
    • a tiny cave (usually with attractive features)

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