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pendant

If you’re wearing a necklace with a large gold heart on a delicate chain, then you have a pendant, an ornament that hangs on a chain.

The word pendant traces back to the Latin word, pendere, meaning "to hang," which tips you off that pendant is a word describing something that hangs, like an ornament that hangs on a chain or a type of light that hangs from the ceiling. As an adjective, pendant means "held from above," like the pendant rock formations that hang from the cave's ceiling.

Definitions of pendant
1

n an adornment that hangs from a piece of jewelry (necklace or earring)

Synonyms:
pendent
Types:
lavalier, lavaliere, lavalliere
jeweled pendant worn on a chain around the neck
Type of:
adornment
a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness

n branched lighting fixture; often ornate; hangs from the ceiling

Synonyms:
chandelier, pendent
Type of:
lighting fixture
a fixture providing artificial light

adj held from above

“a pendant bunch of grapes”
Synonyms:
dependent, pendent
supported
held up or having the weight borne especially from below

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