Examples from the Web for pyroxylin
The silk referred to is made from a solution of that inflammable material of tremendous force known as gun-cotton, or pyroxylin.Inventions in the Century|William Henry Doolittle
He tried mixing in various things to stiffen up the pyroxylin.
These nitrates are variously known as nitrocellulose, pyroxylin, and gun cotton.An Elementary Study of Chemistry|William McPherson
It is used in the preparation of gun cotton (pyroxylin) nitro-cellulose, collodion and flexible collodion.
The lower nitrates, known as pyroxylin, are less explosive, although still very inflammable.