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pen·ta·gram

 (pĕn′tə-grăm′)
n.

pentagram

(ˈpɛntəˌɡræm)
n
1. (Mathematics) a star-shaped figure formed by extending the sides of a regular pentagon to meet at five points
2. (Alternative Belief Systems) such a figure used as a magical or symbolic figure by the Pythagoreans, black magicians, etc
Also called: pentacle or pentangle

pen•ta•gram

(ˈpɛn təˌgræm)

n.
a regular five-pointed, star-shaped figure, used as an occult symbol. Also called pentacle.
[1825–35; < Greek pentágrammon. See penta-, -gram1]

pentagram

A five-pointed star used in many magic rituals including the invoking or banishing of spirits. In some positions it represents the Devil.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pentagram - a star with 5 pointspentagram - a star with 5 points; formed by 5 straight lines between the vertices of a pentagon and enclosing another pentagon
star - a plane figure with 5 or more points; often used as an emblem
Translations

pentagram

[ˈpentəgræm] Nestrella f de cinco puntas

pentagram

nDrudenfuß m, → Pentagramm nt
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