Hanging down loosely: pendulous branches
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- Sourwood decks itself with pendulous seedpods, and hazelnut displays dangling catkins in early spring.
- Analyses of the photosynthetic system in pendulous leaves such as those of Eucalyptus were also made.
- The fringe tree is an oval-shaped single- or multitrunked native that produces pendulous panicles of white, fragrant and fringey flowers in spring.
drooping, dangling, trailing, droopy, sagging, saggy, floppy;
hanging, pendent, pensile
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- The rotor includes a plurality of pendulously mounted knife blades.
Early 17th century: from Latin pendulus 'hanging down' (from pendere 'hang') + -ous.
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