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Ancient Greek twice fire; so called from the double effect of fire upon it, in fusing it and rendering it phosphorescent. See di-, pyro-.


dipyre (plural dipyres)

  1. A scapolite mineral.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for dipyre in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)