Date: 1600-1700
Origin: pendant 'hanging' (13-20 centuries), from French ( PENDANT); influenced by Latin pendens, present participle of pendere ( PENDANT)

pendent

adjective
     
pen‧dent literary or technical
hanging from something:
a pendent lamp

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