adjective pen·sile \ˈpen(t)sə̇l\

Definition of pensile

  1. 1a :  suspended from above :  hanging, pendent b :  set or poised on a declivity :  overhanging

  2. 2 :  having or building a hanging nest

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Origin and Etymology of pensile

Latin pensilis, from pensus (past participle of pendēre to hang) + -ilis -ile — more at pendant

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to cast off or become cast off

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