pentangle

[ pen-tang-guh l ]
/ ˈpɛn tæŋ gəl /

noun

Origin of pentangle

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at pent(a)-, angle1
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British Dictionary definitions for pentangle

pentangle

/ (ˈpɛnˌtæŋɡəl) /

noun

another name for pentagram
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Word Origin and History for pentangle

pentangle


n.

c.1300; see penta- + angle (n.). In some early uses perhaps a corruption of pentacle. Related: Pentangular.

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