pensile

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Etymology[edit]

From classical Latin pensilis, from the past participle stem of pendere (to hang).

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pensile (comparative more pensile, superlative most pensile)

  1. Hanging down, suspended.
    • 1658: However the account of the Pensill or hanging gardens of Babylon [...] is of no slender antiquity — Sir Thomas Browne, The Garden of Cyrus (Folio Society 2007, p. 165)

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Adjective[edit]

pensile m, f (masculine and feminine plural pensili)

  1. hanging, suspended

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Noun[edit]

pensile m (plural pensili)

  1. wall cabinet; wall cupboard

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pensile

  1. nominative neuter singular of pensilis
  2. accusative neuter singular of pensilis
  3. vocative neuter singular of pensilis