Apyrous Ap"y*rous, a. [Gr. ?; 'a priv. + ? fire.] Incombustible; capable of sustaining a strong heat without alteration of form or properties. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • apyrous — apy·rous …   English syllables

  • apyrous —   a. non inflammable …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • apyrous — (ˈ)ā|pīrəs adjective Etymology: Greek apyros without fire, from a a (II) + pyr fire : noncombustible …   Useful english dictionary

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