1A talisman or magical object, typically disc-shaped and inscribed with a pentagram, used as a symbol of the element of earth.
- When I looked, I was holding a medallion that consisted of a pentacle - the symbol of my faith - within a circle and triangle - the symbol of recovery.
- I wear a pentacle everyday as a symbol of protection and of my faith.
- Everything from pentacles and talismans to cloaks and incense can be found here at very reasonable prices!
Late 16th century: from medieval Latin pentaculum, apparently based on Greek penta- 'five'.
Words that rhyme with pentacletentacle
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