pyrothonide

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek

Noun[edit]

pyrothonide (uncountable)

  1. (archaic) A kind of empyreumatic oil produced by the combustion of textures of hemp, linen, or cotton in a copper vessel, formerly used as a remedial agent.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.