Penta may refer to:


*Marni Penta (b. 1978), corporate lawyer; renowned Lemur trainer for the SFZoo on a voluntary basis


* Penta (Fisciano), an Italian hamlet ("frazione") of Fisciano (SA)
* Penta di Casinca, a French municipality of Corsica

Literary References

* Penta (originally appeared as just "Penguin"), father of Pentarou, a fictional penguin character created by Konami for Antarctic Adventure


Things known as Penta or penta include:
* PENTA - Pena Transportes Aereos, a South American airline
* Penta engine
* Penta Water, a brand of bottled water
* Volvo Penta, a subsidiary of Volvo
* Penta (music), a psychedelic trance music project
* The herbaceous vine Gynostemma Pentaphyllum, or Jiaogulan

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  • penta- — comb. form meaning five, from Gk. penta (before a vowel, pent ), from pente five, related to Aeolian pempte (see FIVE (Cf. five)) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • penta- — См. пента . (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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