Pen"du*lous (?), a. [L. pendulus, fr. pendere to hang. Cf. Pendant, and cf. Pendulum.]
Depending; pendent loosely; hanging; swinging. Shak.
round earth. Milton
Wavering; unstable; doubtful.
[R.] "A pendulous
state of mind."
Inclined or hanging downwards, as a flower on a recurved stalk, or an ovule which hangs from the upper part of the ovary.
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