Pend"ent (?), a. [L. pendens, -entis, p.pr. of pendere to hang, to be suspended. Cf. Pendant.]

1.

Supported from above; suspended; depending; pendulous; hanging; as, a pendent leaf.

"The pendent world."

Shak.

Often their tresses, when shaken, with pendent icicles tinkle. Longfellow.

2.

Jutting over; projecting; overhanging.

"A vapor sometime like a . . . pendent rock."

Shak.

 

© Webster 1913.

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