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penta-




a combining form occurring in loanwords from Greek, meaning “five” (Pentateuch); on this model, used in the formation of compound words (pentavalent). Also, esp. before a vowel,pent-.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

pentpentachloronitrobenzene

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