pyrotechnic


1py·ro·tech·nic

adjective \ˌpī-rə-ˈtek-nik\

Definition of PYROTECHNIC

:  of or relating to pyrotechnics
py·ro·tech·ni·cal·ly \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Variants of PYROTECHNIC

py·ro·tech·nic also py·ro·tech·ni·cal \-ni-kəl\

Origin of PYROTECHNIC

French pyrotechnique, from Greek pyr fire + technē art — more at technical
First Known Use: 1755

2pyrotechnic

noun

Definition of PYROTECHNIC

1
a :  firework
b :  any of various similar devices (as for igniting a rocket or producing an explosion)
2
:  a combustible substance used in a firework

First Known Use of PYROTECHNIC

1840

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