[pen-tel-i-kon; Greek pen-de-lee-kawn] /pɛnˈtɛl ɪˌkɒn; Greek ˌpɛn dɛ liˈkɔn/
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.
/ˌpɛnθəsɪˈleɪə/ noun 1. (Greek myth) the daughter of Ares and queen of the Amazons, whom she led to the aid of Troy. She was slain by Achilles
/ˈpɛnθɪəs/ noun 1. (Greek myth) the grandson of Cadmus and his successor as king of Thebes, who resisted the introduction of the cult of Dionysus. In revenge the god drove him mad and he was torn to pieces by a group of bacchantes, one of whom was his mother