One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Hanging down; pendulous.‘pensile nests’
drooping, dangling, droopy, sagging, saggy, floppyView synonyms
- ‘Hanging aloes are adapted to a pensile life.’
- ‘The differences are not so much in the exterior appearance of the pensile gardens as in the technical solutions.’
Early 17th century: from Latin pensilis, from the verb pendere ‘hang’.
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