pentagram

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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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Consider, for instance, the prevalence of five-sided shapes, such as the pentagon and star pentagon, in living forms such as the starfish, the star fruit, the petals of flowers, and the arrangements of apple seeds.
He also painted a five star pentagon - the mark of the devil - on Sylvia's parking bay.