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One entry found for stalactite.
Main Entry: sta·lac·tite
Pronunciation: stschwa-primarystresslak-secondarystresstimacrt
Function: noun
Etymology: from scientific Latin stalactites "stalactite," from Greek stalaktos (adjective) "dripping"
: a deposit of calcium carbonate resembling an icicle hanging from the roof or sides of a cavern
[stalactite illustration]

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