Pyre

Pyre

(?), n. [L. pure, Gr. , fr. fire. See Fire.] A funeral pile; a combustible heap on which the dead are burned; hence, any pile to be burnt.
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For nine long nights, through all the dusky air,
The pyres thick flaming shot a dismal glare.
Pope.
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Py*re"na

(?), n.;
pl. Pyren (#).
[NL., fr. Gr. , the stone of fruit.] (Bot.) A nutlet resembling a seed, or the kernel of a drupe. Gray.
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