
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.
Definition of Pentagram
1. n. A pentacle or a pentalpha.
Definition of Pentagram
1. Noun. The shape of a fivepointed 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
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Definition of Pentagram
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Literary usage of Pentagram
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 Fivepointed 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 wellknown
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 ..."