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stalactite

noun [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
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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