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pendent (adj.)

"hanging, suspended," c. 1600 respelling of Middle English pendaunt "hanging, hanging down, overhanging" (late 14c., from Old French pendant "hanging;" see pendant) on the model of its Latin original, pendentem. Related: Pendently.

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Definitions of pendent from WordNet
1
pendent (n.)
an adornment that hangs from a piece of jewelry (necklace or earring);
Synonyms: pendant
pendent (n.)
branched lighting fixture; often ornate; hangs from the ceiling;
Synonyms: chandelier / pendant
2
pendent (adj.)
held from above and hanging down;
Synonyms: pendant / dependent
From wordnet.princeton.edu