Meaning of “stalactite” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “stalactite” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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stalactitenoun [ C ]

/stæˈlæk·tɑɪt/

a solid mass hanging from the top of a cave (= large hole in the ground) that is thicker at the top and thinner at the bottom and is formed by drops of water

(Definition of “stalactite” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)