hanging downwards; pendent:pendant flowers on frail stems
1a piece of jewellery that hangs from a chain worn round the neck: a jade-green pendant on a gold chain a necklace with a pendant: I slipped the pendant over my neck 2a light designed to hang from the ceiling: decorative pendants may need a special ceiling fitting 3the part of a pocket watch by which it is suspended. a short rope hanging from the head of a ship’s mast, yardarm, or clew of a sail, used for attaching tackles. 4
/ˈpɛnd(ə)nt, ˈpɒ̃dɒ̃/ an artistic, literary, or musical composition intended to match or complement another:the triptych’s pendant will occupy the corresponding wall in the south transept
5 Nautical a tapering flag.