pyrosis

noun
py·​ro·​sis | \ pī-ˈrō-səs How to pronounce pyrosis (audio) \

Definition of pyrosis

First Known Use of pyrosis

1772, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pyrosis

New Latin, from Greek pyrōsis burning, from pyroun to burn, from pyr fire — more at fire

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The first known use of pyrosis was in 1772

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“Pyrosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pyrosis. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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pyrosis

noun
py·​ro·​sis | \ pī-ˈrō-səs How to pronounce pyrosis (audio) \

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