eupyrion

noun
eu·pyr·i·on | \ yüˈpirēən \
plural -s

Definition of eupyrion 

: an early-19th-century match having a tip coated with sugar and potassium chlorate to be ignited by being dipped in sulfuric acid

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History and Etymology for eupyrion

eu- + Greek pyreion fire stick, from pyr fire

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