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πυ^ρίτης [ι_], ου, , πῦρ)
A.of or in fire, π. τὴν τέχνην, i.e. a smith, Luc.JConf.8, cf. Sacr.6.
II. π. λίθος, a mineral which strikes fire, copper pyrites, Dsc.5.125, Plin.HN36.138; other varieties of uncertain nature, ib.137, PHolm.11.38, Zos.Alch.p.120B., al., Suid. s.v. ἄφαντον φῶς; of a zinc ore, Dsc.5.74.
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