Origin of pentecost
Middle English, from Old English pentecosten, from Late Latin pentecoste, from Greek pentēkostē, literally, fiftieth day, from pentēkostos fiftieth, from pentēkonta fifty, from penta- + -konta (akin to Latin viginti twenty) — more at vigesimal
First Known Use: before 12th century
Definition of Pentecost
island SW Pacific in Vanuatu pop 31,500
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