pen·​sile | \ ˈpen(t)sə̇l \

Definition of pensile

1a : suspended from above : hanging, pendent
b : set or poised on a declivity : overhanging
2 : having or building a hanging nest

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History and Etymology for pensile

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

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“Pensile.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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