Definition of stalagmitic in English:

stalagmitic

adjective

  • See stalagmite

    • ‘The passage then passes under a gothic arch draped with stalagmitic curtains, to the start of a traverse.’
    • ‘This leads past a brown stalagmitic flow on the right, to an iron ladder which descends to the top of East Slope in the Main Chamber.’
    • ‘Shortly after a chamber with a small shaft off to the left, you need to slide past an impressive stalagmitic boss.’
    • ‘The room following was swathed in green velvet, evoking a moss-covered cavern complete with stalagmitic and stalactitic projections and sand underfoot.’
    • ‘Normally the ground color is white but almost invariably veined by an unequal distribution of the coloring, or by the subsequent infiltration of metallic oxides during its stalagmitic formation - i.e. stalagmites and stalactites.’

Pronunciation

stalagmitic

/staləɡˈmɪtɪk/