"pyr-" Definition

  1. Combining forms designating fire or heat; specifically (Chem.), used to imply an actual or theoretical derivative by the action of heat; as in pyrophosphoric, pyrosulphuric, pyrotartaric, pyrotungstic, etc.

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Position in dictionary: 80091 of 111710 words.
Word Type: ,
Words that start with "pyr-": 1
Words that end with "pyr-": 1
Words that contain "pyr-": 1
Next words in dictionary: pyracanth, pyral, pyralid, pyramid, pyramidal
Previous words in dictionary: pyoxanthose, pyot, pyopneumothorax, pyoid, pyogenic

English Dictionary Definition of pyr-

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