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Noun: groin  groyn
  1. The crease at the junction of the inner part of the thigh with the trunk together with the adjacent region and often including the external genitals
    - inguen
     
  2. A curved edge formed by two intersecting vaults
     
  3. A protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away
    - breakwater, groyne, mole, bulwark, seawall, jetty
Verb: groin  groyn
  1. (construction) build with groins
    "The ceiling was groined"

Derived forms: groined, groins, groining

Type of: area, barrier, build, construct, edge, make, region

Part of: loins

Encyclopedia: Groin