Definition of pensile in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈpɛnsʌɪl


  • Hanging down; pendulous: pensile nests
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    • 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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