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Meaning of pyrites

py•ri•tes

Pronunciation: (pī-rī'tēz, pu-, pī'rīts), [key]
— pl. -tes.
  1. pyrite.
  2. marcasite.
  3. any of various other metallic sulfides, as of copper or tin.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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