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pyrophoric

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CIDE DICTIONARY

pyrophorica. [Pyro- + Gr. fe`rein to bear.].
     Light-producing; of or pertaining to pyrophorus.  [1913 Webster]
Pyrophoric iron (Chem.), finely reduced iron, which ignites spontaneously on contact with air.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

pyrophoric, adj. (of a substance) liable to ignite spontaneously on exposure to air.

Etymology
mod.L pyrophorus f. Gk purophoros fire-bearing f. pur fire + phero bear

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