mere-grot
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
mere-grot
es; n. A pebble or stone of the sea, a pearl Ne forlǽte ic ðé nǽfre, mín meregrot! Blickl. Homl. 149, 2. Is heofena ríce gelíc ðam mangere ðe sóhte ðæt góde meregrot. Ðá hé funde ðæt án deórwyrðe meregrot ðá bohte hé ðæt meregrot, Mt. Kmbl. 13, 45-46. Bergean swylce meregrota (margaritæ ), Nar. 37, 29. Gefrætwod swá swá mid meregrotum, Homl. Th. i. 596, 8. [Cf. O. H. Ger. meri-grioz margarita, unio.] v. next word.
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