Pentacrostic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pentacrostic A set of verses so disposed that the name forming the subject of the acrostic occurs five times -- the whole set of verses being divided into five different parts from top to bottom.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • pentacrostic Containing five acrostics of the same name.
    • n pentacrostic A set of verses so disposed as to contain five acrostics of the same name, there being five divisions in each verse.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Pentacrostic pen-ta-kros′tik containing five acrostics of the same name
    • n Pentacrostic a set of such verses
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Penta-, + acrostic,