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Definition of pendulous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pendulous

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈpendjələs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpendʒələs//
 
(formal)
 
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hanging down loosely and swinging from side to side Word Origin early 17th cent.: from Latin pendulus ‘hanging down’ (from pendere ‘hang’) + -ous.
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