Definition of Pentagram

1. Noun. A star with 5 points; formed by 5 straight lines between the vertices of a pentagon and enclosing another pentagon.

Exact synonyms: Pentacle, Pentangle
Generic synonyms: Star



Definition of Pentagram

1. n. A pentacle or a pentalpha.

Definition of Pentagram

1. Noun. The shape of a five-pointed star constructed of five intersecting lines meeting at the vertices, such that a central pentagon and five surrounding isosceles triangles are formed; often with magical connotations. ¹

2. Noun. (mathematics) a 5/2 star polygon ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pentagram

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Literary usage of Pentagram

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1. History of the Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons by Henry Leonard Stillson (1890)
"The pentagram is the figure of the human body, with four limbs and a single point, ... The sign of the pentagram is also called the sign of the Microcosm, ..."

2. Transcendental Magic: Its Doctrine and Ritual by Eliphas Lévi, Arthur Edward Waite (1896)
"CHAPTER V THE BLAZING pentagram WE proceed to the explanation and consecration of the sacred and mysterious pentagram. At this point, let the ignorant and ..."

3. Magic, White and Black: The Science of Finite and Infinite Life, Containing by Franz Hartmann (1904)
"... into a region of thought in which he may be able to perceive the secret meaning with the eyes of the spirit: The pentagram or the Five-pointed Star. ..."

4. The Theological Review: A Quarterly Journal of Religious Thought and Life by Charles Beard (1870)
"... shews how the Tetragram must become the pentagram, how by the insertion of another letter ... pentagram ..."

5. Nature's Harmonic Unity: A Treatise on Its Relation to Proportional Form by Samuel Colman (1912)
"The pentagram, otherwise known as the pentacle, is described by a well-known authority as "A mathematical figure used in magical ceremonies and considered a ..."

6. The Word by Harold Waldwin Percival (1913)
"Therefore the Kabalistic use of the pentagram can determine the form of infants about to be born, and an initiated woman could give to her son the features ..."

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