Penta- Pen"ta- [Gr. ?, a later combining form of ? five. See {Five}.] 1. A combining form denoting five; as, pentacapsular; pentagon. [1913 Webster]

2. (Chem.) Denoting the degree of five, either as regards quality, property, or composition; as, pentasulphide; pentoxide, etc. Also used adjectively. [1913 Webster]

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