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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pen·du·lous /-ləs/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 pen·du·lous /-ləs/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pen·du·lous a.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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]