pyrrhous /pirˈəs/
ORIGIN: Gr pyrros flame-coloured, from pȳr fire

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pyrrhous, a. rare.
[f. Gr. πυρρός reddish + -ous.]
in Cent. Dict.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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