pen·​tan·​gle ˈpent-ˌaŋ-gəl How to pronounce pentangle (audio)

Examples of pentangle in a Sentence

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, 31 Oct. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pentangle was in the 14th century

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“Pentangle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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