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Noun: dripstone  'drip,stown
  1. The form of calcium carbonate found in stalactites and stalagmites
     
  2. A protective drip that is made of stone
    - hoodmold [US], hoodmould [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: dripstones

Type of: calcium carbonate, drip, drip mold [N. Amer], drip mould [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: stalactite, stalagmite

Encyclopedia: Dripstone