pendule

noun

pen·​dule
ˈpenˌjül
plural -s
: a timepiece having a pendulum
specifically : an ornate French chamber clock of the late 18th century sometimes with escutcheons, shields, masts, and historical or mythical figures

Word History

Etymology

French, from Latin pendulus hanging, pendent

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“Pendule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pendule. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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