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Groyne

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1. breakwater, bulwark, groin, groyne, jetty, mole, seawall

a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away

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Groyne

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noun
a wall or jetty built out from a riverbank or seashore to control erosion
. Also called: spur, breakwater

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Groyne

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n.
Variant of groin2.

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