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One entry found for stalagmite.
Main Entry: sta·lag·mite
Pronunciation: stschwa-primarystresslag-secondarystressmimacrt
Function: noun
Etymology: from scientific Latin stalagmites "stalagmite," from Greek stalagma "a drop" or Greek stalagmos "the act or result of dripping"
: a deposit of calcium carbonate like an inverted stalactite formed on the floor of a cave by the drip of water
[stalagmite illustration]

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