pendule

noun
pen·​dule | \ ˈpenˌjül \
plural -s

Definition of pendule

: 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

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History and Etymology for pendule

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 2 Dec. 2021.

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