[pen-juh-ler, pen-duh-]


of or relating to a pendulum.
of or resembling the motion of a pendulum: a pendular vibration.

Origin of pendular

First recorded in 1875–80; pendul(um) + -ar1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Word Origin and History for pendular

1734, from French pendulaire, from pendule, from pendre (see pendant).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper