HyperDic: groyne

English > 1 sense of the word groyne:
NOUNartifactgroyne, breakwater, groin, mole, bulwark, seawall, jettya protective structure of stone or concrete
English > groyne: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away.
Synonymsbreakwater, groin, mole, bulwark, seawall, jetty
BroaderbarrierA structure or object that impedes free movement
Spanishdique, escollera, espigón, malecón, rompeolas
Catalandic, engonal, escullera, espigó, talp, trencaonades

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