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pentangle

(ˈpɛnˌtæŋɡəl)
n
(Mathematics) another name for pentagram
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Noun1.pentangle - a star with 5 pointspentangle - 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
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