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penduline

adjective pen·du·line \ˈpenjələ̇n, -ˌlīn\

Definition of penduline

  1. :  constructing hanging nests

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Origin and Etymology of penduline

New Latin pendulinus (specific epithet of Anthoscopus pendulinus, genus of titmice), from Latin pendulus hanging, pendent + -inus -ine


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noun pen·du·line \"\

Definition of penduline

plural

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  1. :  a penduline bird

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Origin and Etymology of penduline

New Latin Pendulinus, a genus of titmice (Aegithalos) in former classifications, from Latin pendulus + -inus -ine


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