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 *pentaculum : Greek penta-, penta- + Latin -culum, diminutive suff.
- inverted pentacle