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Pyrene, Pyrena, a seed-like nutlet or stone of a small drupe.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
Pyrene, a fountain in Corinth, consecrated also to the Muses.
Then the pyrene extinguisher fell out, and I had to rescue it from under the nose of a tram.Across the Prairie in a Motor Caravan|Frances Halton Eva Hasell
Farther on the hero came upon another monster in his way, Cycnus, the son of Mars and Pyrene.Famous Tales of Fact and Fancy|Various
Pyrene, a crystalline substance obtained from coal tar, fats, &c.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood