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pentangle

[pen-tang-guh l] /ˈpɛn tæŋ gəl/
noun
1.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see pent(a)-, angle1
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  • The poem describes the pentangle as a symbol of faithfulness and an endless knot.
  • Along these lines, some academics link the gawain pentangle to magical traditions.
British Dictionary definitions for pentangle

pentangle

/ˈpɛnˌtæŋɡəl/
noun
1.
another name for pentagram
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Word Origin and History for pentangle
n.

c.1300; see penta- + angle (n.). In some early uses perhaps a corruption of pentacle. Related: Pentangular.

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