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grotto

1. a small cave, esp one with attractive features
2. a construction in the form of a cave, esp as in landscaped gardens during the 18th century

Grotto

A natural or artificial cave, often decorated with shells or stones and incorporating waterfalls or fountains.

Grotto

 

in architecture, a type of park structure (sometimes a pavilion) designed to resemble a natural cave and built and finished with material such as seashells, tuff, and sea rocks. Grottoes were particularly popular in garden and park architecture of the 17th and 18th centuries (in Russia, from the 18th century).

grotto

A natural or artificial cave, often decorated with shells or stones and incorporating waterfalls or fountains.
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