drip stone

dripstone

[drip-stohn]
noun
1.
Architecture. a stone molding used as a drip.
2.
calcium carbonate occurring in the form of stalactites and stalagmites.

Origin:
1785–95; drip + stone

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dripstone (ˈdrɪpˌstəʊn)
 
n
1.  the form of calcium carbonate existing in stalactites or stalagmites
2.  architect label, Also called: hood mould a drip made of stone

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