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pyropen. [L. pyropus a kind of red bronze, fr. Gr. ; fire + the eye, face: cf. F. pyrope.].
     A variety of garnet, of a poppy or blood-red color, frequently with a tinge of orange. It is used as a gem. See the Note under Garnet.  [1913 Webster]


pyrope, n. a deep red variety of garnet.

ME f. OF pirope f. L pyropus f. Gk puropos gold-bronze, lit. fiery-eyed, f. pur fire + ops eye

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