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Pentagram vs. Pentalpha

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Pentagramnoun

The shape of a five-pointed star constructed of five intersecting lines meeting at the vertices, such that a central pentagon and five surrounding isosceles triangles are formed; often with magical connotations; a 5/2 (or 5/3) star polygon.

Pentalphanoun

A pentagram.

Pentagramnoun

A pentacle or a pentalpha.

Pentalphanoun

A five-pointed star, resembling five alphas joined at their bases; - used as a symbol.

Pentagramnoun

a star with 5 points; formed by 5 straight lines between the vertices of a pentagon and enclosing another pentagon

Pentalpha

Pentalpha is a puzzle where the goal is to place nine stones on the ten intersections of a pentagram. The puzzle is used as a confidence trick in Mexico, where it is known as estrella mágica.

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Pentagram

A pentagram (sometimes known as a pentalpha, pentangle, pentacle or star pentagon) is the shape of a five-pointed star polygon. Pentagrams were used symbolically in ancient Greece and Babylonia, and are used today as a symbol of faith by many Wiccans, akin to the use of the cross by Christians.

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