- 1. A small pimplelike cave formation, roughly oval in shape, generally loose, and having a core of mud .2. A partly or completely hollow hemispherical to nearly spherical speleothem, usually of gypsum or hydromagnesite, attached to a cave wall.Synonym: cave balloon.
A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special Reference to Environmental Karst Hydrology. Courtesy of the author & The Karst Waters Institute. 2002.
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