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Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms

Adjective used to describe a rock texture in which the rock contains openings generally of a small size [20]. Synonyms: (French.) caverneux; (German.) kavernos; (Greek.) speleothes; (Italian.) con grotte; (Russian.) kavernoznij; (Spanish.) cavernoso; (Turkish.) kovuklu; (Yugoslavian.) kavernozan. See also cavern.