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pyro-

CIDE DICTIONARY

pyro-,  [Gr. , , fire.].
     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.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

pyro-, comb. form 1 denoting fire.
2 Chem. denoting a new substance formed from another by elimination of water (pyrophosphate).
3 Mineral. denoting a mineral etc. showing some property or change under the action of heat, or having a fiery red or yellow colour.

Etymology
Gk puro- f. pur fire

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