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PYRE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does pyre mean? 

PYRE (noun)
  The noun PYRE has 1 sense:

1. wood heaped for burning a dead body as a funeral rite

  Familiarity information: PYRE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PYRE (noun)


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Meaning:

Wood heaped for burning a dead body as a funeral rite

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

funeral pyre; pyre

Hypernyms ("pyre" is a kind of...):

agglomerate; cumulation; cumulus; heap; mound; pile (a collection of objects laid on top of each other)


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