|1.||[ noun ] (anatomy) 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|
|Related terms:||area loins|
|2.||[ verb ] build with groins|
: "The ceiling was groined"
|Related terms:||construct construction|
|3.||[ noun ] a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away|
|Synonyms:||breakwater bulwark mole seawall jetty groyne|
|Related terms:||barrier bulwark|