Pentagonese

noun
Pen·​ta·​gon·​ese | \ ˌpen-tə-ˌgä-ˈnēz How to pronounce Pentagonese (audio) , -ˈnēs How to pronounce Pentagonese (audio) \

Definition of Pentagonese

: military jargon

First Known Use of Pentagonese

1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Pentagonese.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pentagonese. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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