pentad

noun

pen·​tad ˈpen-ˌtad How to pronounce pentad (audio)
: a group of five

Word History

Etymology

Greek pentad-, pentas, from pente

First Known Use

1663, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pentad was in 1663

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Cite this Entry

“Pentad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pentad. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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