adjective Also pendant.
Origin of pendent
Examples from the Web for pendent
Soapy's eyes grew narrower, and the pendent cigarette stirred slightly.The Definite Object|Jeffery Farnol
The pendent miniature-cases or lockets of the seventeenth century are of great interest.Jewellery|H. Clifford Smith,
The burnished green of the great magnolias was spotted brilliantly with hundreds of bursting cones, red with their pendent seeds.Dr. Sevier|George W. Cable
A variety occurs with larger, more conical, and pendent pods.The Field and Garden Vegetables of America|Fearing Burr
We found three to five seeds in pods of considerable size, growing solitary and pendent.Twice Lost|W.H.G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for pendent
Word Origin for pendent
Word Origin and History for pendent
c.1600 respelling of Middle English pendaunt "hanging, overhanging" (late 14c., from Old French pendant; see pendant) on model of its Latin original, pendentem.