Meaning of pentagram

pen•ta•gram

Pronunciation: (pen'tu-gram"), [key]
— n.
  1. a five-pointed, star-shaped figure made by extending the sides of a regular pentagon until they meet, used as an occult symbol by the Pythagoreans and later philosophers, by magicians, etc. Also called
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