pendule etymology

French word pendule comes from Latin pendulus, Latin funis (Rope, cord, line.)

Detailed word origin of pendule

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pendulus Latin (lat) Doubtful, uncertain, hesitating. Hanging, hanging down, pendent, suspended.
funis Latin (lat) Rope, cord, line.
funependulus Latin (lat)
funependule Middle French (frm)
pendule French (fra) Pendulum. Pendulum clock.

Words with the same origin as pendule

Descendants of funis
funicule