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Meanings of Pentastome:

noun

= pentastomid .

Meanings of Pentastyle:

noun

A building or portico with five columns or five rows of columns.

adjective

Of a portico, etc.: five-columned.

Meanings of Pentasyllabic:

adjective

Consisting of five syllables.

Meanings of Pentasyllabism:

noun

The state of being pentasyllabic.

Meanings of Pentasyllable:

noun

A word with five syllables.

Meanings of Pentateuch:

noun

The first five books of the old testament (genesis, exodus, leviticus, numbers, and deuteronomy). traditionally ascribed to moses, it is now held by scholars to be a compilation from texts of the 9th to 5th centuries bc.

Pentateuchal

pɛntəˈtjuːk(ə)l

Meanings of Pentateuchal:

adjective

Relating to or contained in the first five books of the old testament.

Usage examples:

The pentateuchal sources

Meanings of Pentathionate:

noun

A salt of pentathionic acid.

Pentathlete

penˈtæθ.liːt

Meanings of Pentathlete:

noun

An athlete who takes part in a pentathlon.

Usage examples:

A former olympic pentathlete

Meanings of Pentathlon:

noun

An athletic event comprising five different events for each competitor, in particular (also modern pentathlon ) an event involving fencing, shooting, swimming, riding, and cross-country running.

Pentathlons

penˈtæθ.lɒn

Meanings of Pentathlons:

noun

An athletic event comprising five different events for each competitor, in particular (also modern pentathlon ) an event involving fencing, shooting, swimming, riding, and cross-country running.

Meanings of Pentatomic:

adjective

Consisting of five atoms; containing five atoms per molecule.

Meanings of Pentatomid:

noun

Any of numerous plant-feeding heteropteran insects (bugs) constituting the family pentatomidae, many members of which are brilliantly coloured; a shield bug, a stink bug.

adjective

Of or relating to the family pentatomidae.

Meanings of Pentatomoidea:

adjective

Resembling a pentatomid bug; of or relating to the heteropteran superfamily pentatomoidea, which includes the pentatomids.

Meanings of Pentatone:

noun

An augmented sixth.

Pentatonic

ˌpen.təˈtɒn.ɪk

Meanings of Pentatonic:

adjective

Relating to, based on, or denoting a scale of five notes, especially one without semitones equivalent to an ordinary major scale with the fourth and seventh omitted.

Usage examples:

Pentatonic scales in the key of g major

Meanings of Pentavalence:

adjective

Having a valency of five.

Usage examples:

The other inorganic pentavalent salt tested (sodium hexafluoroarsenate) was not genotoxic in either…

Meanings of Pentavalency:

adjective

Having a valency of five.

Usage examples:

The other inorganic pentavalent salt tested (sodium hexafluoroarsenate) was not genotoxic in either…

Pentavalent

ˌpɛntəˈveɪl(ə)nt

Meanings of Pentavalent:

adjective

Having a valency of five.

Usage examples:

The other inorganic pentavalent salt tested (sodium hexafluoroarsenate) was not genotoxic in either…

Pentazocine

pɛnˈtazə(ʊ)siːn

Meanings of Pentazocine:

noun

A synthetic compound that is a potent non-addictive analgesic, often given during childbirth.

Usage examples:

Other medications that have caused occasional interaction during the perioperative period include f…

Meanings of Penteconter:

noun

A ship with fifty oars.

Pentecost

ˈpen.tɪ.kɒst

Meanings of Pentecost:

noun

The christian festival celebrating the descent of the holy spirit on the disciples of jesus after his ascension, held on the seventh sunday after easter.

Usage examples:

As the church prepares to celebrate the ascension and pentecost, readings are focused on the life o…

Pentecostal

ˌpen.tɪˈkɒs.təl

Meanings of Pentecostal:

adjective

Relating to pentecost.

noun

A member of a pentecostal movement.

Usage examples:

Of course, this may reflect the relative paucity of written prayer among ‘lower church’ evangelical…

Pentecostalism

ˌpen.tɪˈkɒs.təl.ɪ.zəm

Meanings of Pentecostalism:

noun

A branch of the christian religion whose members put a lot of emphasis on the power of the holy spirit, for example to make people who are sick healthy again, and who believe that everything in the bible is true.

Pentecostalist

ˌpɛntɪˈkɒst(ə)lɪst

Meanings of Pentecostalist:

noun

A member of a pentecostal movement.

Usage examples:

The experiences of pentecostalists at prayer
adjective

Relating to a pentecostal movement.

Usage examples:

A pentecostalist preacher

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