pyrophorus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek πῦρ ‎(pûr, fire) + φέρω ‎(phérō, to bear).

Noun[edit]

pyrophorus ‎(uncountable)

  1. a substance capable of taking fire spontaneously on exposure to the air, especially in a finely divided state