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Main Entry: penĚduĚlum
Pronunciation: primarystresspen-jschwa-lschwam
Function: noun
Etymology: from scientific Latin pendulum "something suspended so as to swing freely," from Latin pendulus "suspended," from pendemacronre "to hang" --related to DEPEND, PERPENDICULAR
: a body hung from a fixed point so as to swing freely back and forth under the action of gravity

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