[pen-ti-kaw-stuh l, -stl, -kos-tuh l, -tl-] /ˌpɛn tɪˈkɔ stəl, -stl, -ˈkɒs təl, -tl-/
of or relating to , a Christian festival commemorating the descent of the Holy Ghost upon the apostles.
noting or relating to any of various Christian groups, usually fundamentalist, that emphasize the activity of the Holy Spirit, stress holiness of living, and express their religious feelings uninhibitedly, as by speaking in tongues.
Also called Pentecostalist. a member of any Pentecostal denomination.
(usually prenominal) of or relating to any of various Christian groups that emphasize the charismatic aspects of Christianity and adopt a fundamental attitude to the Bible
of or relating to Pentecost or the influence of the Holy Ghost
a member of a Pentecostal Church
1660s, “pertaining to the Pentecost,” from Latin pentecostalis (Tertullian), from pentecoste (see pentecost). With a capital P- and meaning “Pentecostalist,” in reference to “Christian sect emphasizing gifts of the Holy Spirit” (Acts ii), it is attested from 1904 (noun and adjective).
[pen-tel-i-kuh s] /pɛnˈtɛl ɪ kəs/ noun 1. Latin name of .
[pen-tel-i-kon; Greek pen-de-lee-kawn] /pɛnˈtɛl ɪˌkɒn; Greek ˌpɛn dɛ liˈkɔn/ noun 1. . /pɛnˈtɛlɪkɒn/ noun 1. a mountain in SE Greece, near Athens: famous for its white marble, worked regularly from the 6th century bc, from which the chief buildings and sculptures in Athens are made. Height: 1109 m (3638 ft) Latin name Pentelicus
/ˈpɛntiːn/ noun 1. a colourless flammable liquid alkene having several straight-chained isomeric forms, used in the manufacture of organic compounds. Formula: C5H10 Also called amylene
- Pentetic acid
pentetic acid pen·tet·ic acid (pěn-tět’ĭk) n. Diethylenetriamine penta-acetic acid; a chelating agent, especially for iron but also showing an affinity for heavy metals that is used in the treatment of iron-storage disease and poisoning from heavy and radioactive metals.