French for Cavers

abrishelter
avenshaft
caverne (f); grotte (f)cave, cavern (horizontal)
chauve-souris (f)bat
coulées stalagmitiques nf.flowstone
dépression (f)depression; sinkhole
eau souterraine (f+adj)ground water
exsurgence; source (f) karstiqueexsurgence; karstic spring (source unknown); resurgence (source known)
fistuleuse nmstraw
fleurs de gypse nfgypsum flowers
gouffre nmcave (vertical)
grotte amenagee nfshow cave
perte (f); ponor (m)ponor; sinkhole (US); swallet (GB); water swallow
souterrain aunderground
spéléologie (f)caving, speleology
spéléologue (m.& f)caver; speleologist
stalactite (f)stalactite
stalagmite (f)stalagmite
troglodyte (m)cave dweller; troglodyte


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