Definition for PYR'OPE

PYR'OPE, n. [Gr. πυρωπος; πυρ, fire, and ωψ, face.]

A mineral regarded as a variety of garnet, occurring in small masses or grains, never in crystals. Its color is a poppy or blood red, frequently with a tinge of orange. – Brochant. Cleaveland.

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