pendicle

noun
pen·​di·​cle | \ ˈpendə̇kəl \
plural -s

Definition of pendicle

1 : a pendent ornament
2 Scottish : a property forming part of a large estate especially : one rented separately

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History and Etymology for pendicle

Middle English, probably from Medieval Latin pendiculum appendage, from Late Latin pendiculus cord, noose, from Latin pendere to weigh

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“Pendicle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pendicle. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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