Stalagmite

Sta*lag"mite

(st*lg"mt), n. [Gr. sta`lagma that which drops, a drop, fr. stala`zein to drop: cf. F. stalagmite.] (Geol.) A deposit more or less resembling an inverted stalactite, formed by calcareous water dropping on the floors of caverns; hence, a similar deposit of other material.
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Stal`ag*mit"ic

(stl`g*mt"k),

Stal`ag*mit"ic*al

(-mt"*kl), } a. Having the form or structure of stalagmites. -- Stal`ag*mit"ic*al*ly, adv.
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