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Origin of stalactite
OTHER WORDS FROM stalactitestal·ac·tit·ic [stal-uh k-tit-ik] /ˌstæl əkˈtɪt ɪk/, stal·ac·tit·i·cal, adjectivestal·ac·tit·i·cal·ly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH stalactitestalactite stalagmite
Words nearby stalactite
Example sentences from the Web for stalactite
This is evident from the stalactite formation which remains on it.The Jenolan Caves|Samuel Cook
I repeated the incident of being surrounded, and the way in which Tom presented a stalactite to the principal man.The Golden Magnet|George Manville Fenn
Then a man got up by the apsis and stood there half hidden by the stalactite rock.The German Lieutenant and Other Stories|August Strindberg
I will also exchange minerals for stalagmites, and a trilobite for a stalactite.
When a slight faintness attacked her, a stalactite afforded her support, and it passed as quickly as it came.Barbara Blomberg, Complete|Georg Ebers