stalagmite

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From New Latin stalagmites, from Ancient Greek στάλαγμα (stálagma, drop) or σταλαγμός (stalagmós, dripping).

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stalagmite (plural stalagmites)

  1. (geology) A secondary mineral deposit of calcium carbonate or other mineral, in shapes similar to icicles, that lie on the ground of a cave.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from New Latin stalagmites, from Ancient Greek σταλαγμός (stalagmós).

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stalagmite f (plural stalagmites)

  1. (geology) stalagmite
    Antonyms: stalactite

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stalagmite f (plural stalagmiti)

  1. (geology) stalagmite