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Definition of "pyrophorous" [pyrophorous]

  • Light-producing (adjective)
  • Of or relating to pyrophorus (adjective)

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Use "pyrophorous" in a sentence
  • "For my own part, I sincerely hope that this pyrophorous prodigy will never think of quitting her own country; and as I am a bachelor, I verily believe I should be tempted to make her an offer of my hand, could I flatter myself with any chance of raising aflame, or making a match with such uninflammable commodity."