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pentalpha

[pen-tal-fuh]
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noun
  1. pentagram.
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Origin of pentalpha

1810–20; < Greek péntalpha (see pent(a)-, alpha); so called from the A represented at each point
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Historical Examples

  • This star is sometimes called the "pentalpha," as the crossing of its lines suggests five A's.

    The Worship of the Church

    Jacob A. Regester

  • He was a true and courteous knight, and was not only an earnest supporter, but a charter member of Pentalpha Lodge.