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penta- +‎ acrostic


pentacrostic (plural pentacrostics)

  1. A set of verses arranged so that the name of the subject occurs five times, the whole set of verses being divided into five different parts from top to bottom.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for pentacrostic in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)