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Definition of the noun Pentina

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Pentina is a genus of Thyrididae, described by Whalley in 1976.


The pentina is an accentual-syllabic poetic form, characterized by the use of five verses of five lines each, with a two-line envoi, for a total of 27 lines. It is similar to the French form, the sestina, which is characterized by six verses of six lines each, with a final 3-line envoi. Its creation in 1995 by American poet and songwriter Leigh Harrison was documented in an article, "The Joys of the Pentina". The Pentina form is also described in Lewis Turco's "The Book of Forms / Odd and Invented Forms" which was published in 2011 in the U.S.

Phrases with Pentina

Phrases starting with the word Pentina:

  1. Pentina Lucida
  2. Pentina Ornata
  3. Pentina Flammans
  4. Pentina Miracula
  5. Pentina Petulina
  6. Pentina Grandaeva
  7. Pentina Xanthopera

Phrase ending with the word Pentina:

  1. Genus Pentina

Other phrases containing the word Pentina:

  1. Species Pentina Lucida
  2. Species Pentina Ornata
  3. Species Pentina Miracula
  4. Species Pentina Petulina

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Pentina

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Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Mi Mosa LATI Foll A SER PENTINA is a variety chiefly differing in the leaves, which are smaller, and of a shining dark green. - 10. Mimosa Lebeck, the ebony tree. This is a native of the East Indies, but raised from seeds in Jamaica and St ...

Google previewSinhalese English Dictionary (1982)

by B. Clough

ser- pentina. ©d <9Si£, Wal- endaru, s. (©d wal wild) plant, bupleurum mucornatum; another plant, peculiar to ...

Google previewThe Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Consumption and Consumer Studies (2015)

by Daniel Thomas Cook, J. Michael Ryan

Pentina, Iryna, and Clinton Amos. 2011. “The Freegan Phenomenon: Anti- Consumption or ...

Google previewA New Geographical Dictionary ... to which is now added the latitude and longitude of the most considerable cities and towns,&c., of the world, omitted in the first publication, etc (1738)

PENTINA, a Vill. of the Hither Abruzzo in Naples, about 2 Lea. fr. Sulmone. PENTHLAND FIRTH, is a Strait of the N. Seas, between the Cou. of Cathne/3 & the Isles of Orcades. PENZANCE, a Mar. T. of Cornswall, 231 m. fr. London, 5 fr. St. Ives ...

Google previewThe Army and Navy Pocket Dictionary (1863)

by William Greenleaf Webster

Pentina'eions, a. resolnie : firml eoasiani, nd. Periinaeionsly. n. Periinaeily.

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia (1921)

A Comprehensive Reference Book by Charles Morris

pentina), common to all parts of the Qnalro riirri See Darter. United States. It feeds on small animals, OnaKc-Diru, js bold" and fierce, and is so- named from Snake-eel a P°Pular name of the its Pr°Pensity to snaP at everything ...

Google previewThe Gardener and Botanist's Dictionary (1807)

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower Garden ... by Philip Miller

SER PENTINA. See Plantago subulata. SERPICULA. (A serpendo, from creeping, creeping plant. ) ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Hymnology (1892)

Setting Forth the Origin and History of Christian Hymns of All Ages and Nations by John Julian

non spirltu, balbulus ; in dlvtnls erectus, in adversia patient, ad omnia uiitis, in nostratium ucer erat exactor disciplinU ; ad re- pentina timidulu* et inopinata. praeter daemones lnfest- antes, erat ; quibus quldem se audenteropponeresolebat.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

ser- pentina (Wiedemann), is a brown fly that is common from southern Texas to Mexico, Central America and South America. It can be a severe pest of ripened sapote (Calocarpum spp.) and sapodilla ...

Google previewLexicon medico-Galeno-chymico-pharmaceuticum. ... Opus ... in certas classes alphabetico ordine distributum (1661)

pentina editpart3rancnbaar Gфlangentours вittoria, Serpentaria rubea e Gфabcnfraut Вlattaria ефtigtraut Сataputiaminor, Еfula vulpi - ...

Google previewScottish Dictionary and Supplement (1841)

In Four Volumes. Suppl. Aai-Jux by John Jamieson

vis aliqUa res pentina ...

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary (1833)

by George Crabb

SER PENTINA (Bot.) the Plantago subulata of Linnaeus. SE'RPENTINE (Chem .) a long winding worm, or pipe of lead or pewter, which is placed in a tub of water in the distillation of spirits. SERPENTINE Line (Geom.) the same as a Spiral ...

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Scrabble value of P3E1N1T1I1N1A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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