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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Groyne  \Groyne\,  n.  [Obs.] 
  See  {Groin}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  groyne 
  n  :  a  protective  structure  of  stone  or  concrete;  extends  from 
  shore  into  the  water  to  prevent  a  beach  from  washing  away 
  [syn:  {breakwater},  {groin},  {mole},  {bulwark},  {seawall}, 
  {jetty}] 




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