Share this entry

Pronunciation: /ˈpɛntə/

Definition of penta- in English:

combining form

Five; having five: pentagram pentadactyl


From Greek pente 'five'.

Definition of penta- in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources