Pronunciation: ( Du. khrō'tu; Eng. grōt), [key]
Ger•hard Pronunciation: ( Du. khā'rärt; Eng. gâr'härt), [key] (Gerardus Magnus), 1340–84, Dutch religious reformer, educator, and author: founder of the order of Brethren of the Common Life. Also,Groot,Groete.
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