variants: or pent-

Definition of penta-

1 : five pentahedron
2 : containing five atoms or groups pentane

History and Etymology for penta-

Greek, from pente — more at five

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“Penta-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/penta-. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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penta-

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variants: or pent-

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: five

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