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  • adj. Having the appearance of a grotto


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grotto +‎ -like


  • We entered a grottolike foyer, complete with ivycovered stone walls and a bubbling fishpond.

    A Long Day for Dying

  • Off to her right she could see a tennis court and a grottolike swimming pool.

    No Place Like Home

  • At the bar on the other side of the grottolike room, a Gwirinthan astro-gravitational mathematician slid from its barstool to the floor with a squashy thump.


  • She looked forward to entering the grottolike clearing that had been a natural shrine long before the Christians, even before the Druids.

    Cradle and All

  • Its wildly original array of parkscapes - including a "hammock grove," a grottolike shelter, playing fields and marshlands - will give the island the kind of strong identity it currently lacks.

    NYT > Home Page

  • There are replicated eagle's nests used as light fixtures in the high-ceilinged living room, a grottolike powder bath with intricate shell mosaics covering the walls and a secret passageway in the study.

    Christian Science Monitor | Top Stories

  • Bar Louie, a grottolike space where the live jazz music will help you tap into the vibe of the raucous old Beirut. Top headlines

  • He walked on through the opening into the saints’ shrine, a grottolike enclosure with a row of statues and an altar at the front.



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