Pyrocoll Pyr"o*coll (p[i^]r"[-o]*k[o^]l), n. [Puro- + Gr. ko`lla glue.] (Chem.) A yellow crystalline substance allied to pyrrol, obtained by the distillation of gelatin. [1913 Webster]

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  • pyrocoll — py·ro·coll …   English syllables

  • pyrocoll — ˈpīrōˌkäl noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary pyr + coll : a crystalline tricyclic inner amide C10H6N2O2 obtained by the distillation of gelatin, glue, or leather scrap or by the dehydration of pyrrole carboxylic acid with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • -coll — ˌkäl noun combining form ( s) Etymology: Middle English col (in sarcocol), from Latin colla, from Greek kolla, from kolla : glue …   Useful english dictionary

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