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[pen-tuh-stik] /ˈpɛn təˌstɪk/

noun, Prosody.
a strophe, stanza, or poem consisting of five lines or verses.
a poem, stanza, or strophe that consists of five lines


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    [pen-tuh-stahyl] /ˈpɛn təˌstaɪl/ adjective, Architecture. 1. having five columns. 2. (of a classical temple or a building in the style of one) having five columns on one or each front.

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    [pen-tuh-stahy-los] /ˌpɛn təˈstaɪ lɒs/ noun 1. a building, as a classical temple.

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