pen·​tan·​gle | \ ˈpent-ˌaŋ-gəl How to pronounce pentangle (audio) , ˈpen-ˌtaŋ- \

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Recent Examples on the Web Other common apotropaic marks are pentangles, or five-pointed stars, the letters AM (for Ave Maria), the letter M (for Mary) and VV (for Virgin of Virgins). Fox News, "Mysterious hidden 'witches’ marks' revealed," 31 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of pentangle

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Pentangle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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