pentagram

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pentagram
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From Ancient Greek πεντάγραμμον (pentagrammon), noun form of the adjectives πεντάγραμμος (pentagrammos) and πεντέγραμμος (pentegrammos), five-lined, having five lines Equivalent to penta- +‎ gram.

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  • Hyphenation: pen‧ta‧gram

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pentagram (plural pentagrams)

  1. The shape of a five-pointed star constructed of five intersecting lines meeting at the vertices, such that a central pentagon and five surrounding isosceles triangles are formed; often with magical connotations.
  2. (mathematics) a 5/2 star polygon

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pentagram n (singular definite pentagrammet, plural indefinite pentagrammer)

  1. pentagram

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