About The Word Pyrophorus

Bay Area Crosswords

Learn about the word Pyrophorus to help solve your crossword puzzle. Discover Pyrophorus definitions and meaning, origins, synonyms, related terms and more at the free Crossword Dictionary.

Pyrophorus

Pyrophorus Meaning & Definition
Pyrophorus Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Pyrophorus?

[n] tropical click beetles

Synonyms | Synonyms for Pyrophorus: genus Pyrophorus

Related Terms | Find terms related to Pyrophorus:

See Also | arthropod genus | Elateridae | family Elateridae | fire beetle | firefly | Pyrophorus noctiluca

Pyrophorus In Webster's Dictionary

\Py*roph"o*rus\, n. [NL. See {Pyrophorous}.] (Old Chem.) Any one of several substances or mixtures which phosphoresce or ignite spontaneously on exposure to air, as a heated mixture of alum, potash, and charcoal, or a mixture of charcoal and finely divided lead.

More Crossword Puzzle Words

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Cross Word Of The Day

  • Longyi ‐ a long piece of brightly colored cloth (cotton or silk) used…
  • Denazification ‐ social process of removing Nazis from official positions and…
  • Vesicaria ‐ small genus of chiefly Mediterranean herbs:…
  • Heterogeneousness ‐ the quality of being diverse and not…
  • Misrelated ‐ mistakenly related
  • Alpine lady fern ‐ a lady fern with deeply cut leaf segments; found in the Rocky…
  • Clipped ‐ (of speech) having quick short sounds; "a clipped upper-class…
  • Pythonidae ‐ in some classifications a family separate from Boidae comprising…
  • Harlequin-snake ‐ any of several venomous New World snakes brilliantly banded in…
  • Shell plating ‐ the plates covering the frame of a steel ship and corresponding…