- pyrazolone dye,
- pyrenean mountain dog,
Origin of pyre
Examples from the Web for pyre
Thrown into the Middle East pyre, the Zionism-racism charge has been an accelerant, angering, alienating, polarizing both sides.Delegitimizing Israel Makes Peace Harder to Achieve|Gil Troy|February 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Spectators took photographs of the pyre on their mobile phones.
But now the pyre is ready to be heaped, and the obsequies of Patroclus are on the point of being celebrated.Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol I of 2)|John Addington Symonds
The young men in the meadow, apprentices in the art of warfare, ran around the pyre with lighted torches.Snnica|Vicente Blasco Ibez
The corpse is then carried thrice round the pyre, and laid thereon.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston
His friends could hardly restrain him from casting himself on the pyre.The History of Antiquity|Max Duncker
Round brands of the pyre a wall they built, the worthiest ever that wit could prompt in their wisest men.Beowulf|Anonymous
Word Origin for pyre
1650s, from Latin pyra and directly from Greek pyra "funeral pyre; altar for sacrifice; any place where fire is kindled," from pyr "fire," cognate with Old English fyr (see fire (n.)).