Pyritoid Pyr"i*toid, n. [Pyrite + -oid.] (Crystallog.) Pyritohedron. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • pyritoid — noun pyritohedron …   Wiktionary

  • pyritoid — py·rit·oid …   English syllables

  • pyritoid — I. ˈpīˌrīd.ˌȯid adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary pyrite + oid : like pyrite II. noun ( s) Etymology: pyrite + oid : pyritohedron …   Useful english dictionary

  • pyrite(s) —   n. sulphide of a metal with metallic appearance.    ♦ pyritic(al), a.    ♦ pyritiferous ,a. yielding pyrites.    ♦ pyritize, v.t. convert into pyrite(s).    ♦ pyritoid, a. like pyrite(s).    ♦ pyritology, n. study of pyrites …   Dictionary of difficult words

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