from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Five: pentamerous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • five

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A combining form denoting five
  • Denoting the degree of five, either as regards quality, property, or composition; Also used adjectively.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An element in many words of Greek origin or formation, meaning ‘five.’


Greek, from pente, five; see penkwe in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek πέντε (pente, "five") (Wiktionary)


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