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stalactite

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈstæl.ək.taɪt/
a column of rock that hangs from the roof of a cave and is formed over a very long period of time by drops of water containing lime falling from the roof
Translations of “stalactite”
in Vietnamese chuông đá…
in Spanish estalactita…
in Thai หินย้อย…
in Malaysian stalaktit…
in French stalactite…
in German der Stalaktit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鐘乳石…
in Indonesian stalaktit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 钟乳石…
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