stalactite


stalactite
UK [ˈstæləktaɪt] / US [stəˈlækˌtaɪt] noun [countable]
Word forms "stalactite":
singular stalactite plural stalactites science
a long pointed piece of rock that hangs down from the roof of a cave, formed by chemicals in water drops that have fallen over many years

English dictionary. 2014.