Definition of pensile in English:

pensile

adjective

  • Hanging down; pendulous.

    ‘pensile nests’
    • ‘The differences are not so much in the exterior appearance of the pensile gardens as in the technical solutions.’
    • ‘Hanging aloes are adapted to a pensile life.’
    drooping, dangling, droopy, sagging, saggy, floppy
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Origin

Early 17th century: from Latin pensilis, from the verb pendere ‘hang’.

Pronunciation

pensile

/ˈpɛnsʌɪl/