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Origin of stalagmite
OTHER WORDS FROM stalagmitestal·ag·mit·ic [stal-uh g-mit-ik] /ˌstæl əgˈmɪt ɪk/, stal·ag·mit·i·cal, adjectivestal·ag·mit·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for stalagmite
Stalagmite , a deposit (on the floor of caves) resembling an inverted stalactite.Unexplored!|Allen Chaffee
Stalagmite with a few bones and antlers of reindeer, the thickness varying from one to fifteen inches.
Four of its chambers have ice, in one of which a stalagmite of ice rises almost to the roof.Ice-Caves of France and Switzerland|George Forrest Browne
At a signal from Long Shadow, one of the Tibetans reached behind a stalagmite and pulled a lever.The Caves of Fear|John Blaine
The accumulation of sediment or of stalagmite over human remains in caverns is not necessarily indicative of very great antiquity.The Chain of Life in Geological Time|Sir J. William Dawson