noun. ['ˈpaɪɝ'] wood heaped for burning a dead body as a funeral rite.
- funeral pyre
- pyra (Latin)
- πυρά (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Rhymes with Pyre
How do you pronounce pyre?
Pronounce pyre as paɪər.
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Sentences with pyre
1. Noun, singular or mass
Hercules knew he was dying and ordered a funeral pyre to be built.
Quotes about pyre
1. Logic kills. Faith burns. Better to be the one with the torch than the one on the pyre.
- Chris Galford, The Hollow March