a symbol, typically an encircled, five-pointed star, traditionally used in magic
Origin of pentacleMiddle French from Medieval Latin pentaculum from Classical Greek penta-, penta- + Classical Latin -culum, diminutive suffix
A five-pointed star, often held to have magical or mystical significance, formed by five straight lines connecting the vertices of a pentagon and enclosing another pentagon in the completed figure. Also called pentagram .
Origin of pentacleMedieval Latin pentāculum Greek penta- penta- Latin -culum diminutive suff
- inverted pentacle