pen·du·lous /-ləs/ 形容詞
1. Depending; pendent loosely; hanging; swinging. --Shak. “The pendulous round earth.” --Milton.
2. Wavering; unstable; doubtful. [R.] “A pendulous state of mind.”
3. Bot. Inclined or hanging downwards, as a flower on a recurved stalk, or an ovule which hangs from the upper part of the ovary.
adj : having branches or flower heads that bend downward; "nodding
daffodils"; "the pendulous branches of a weeping
willow"; "lilacs with drooping panicles of fragrant
flowers" [syn: cernuous, drooping, nodding]