pensile definition

  • adjective:
    • dangling loosely; suspended: the pensile nest of this Baltimore oriole.
    • Having or creating a hanging nest. Utilized of wild birds.
    • Hanging straight down, suspended.
    • Hanging; suspended; pendent; pendulous.
  • others:
    • holding; suspended; dangling and swaying; pendulous.
    • Building a hanging nest: as, the pensile warbler.

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