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A deep red garnet, Mg3Al2Si3O12, used as a gem.

[Middle English pirope, from Old French, from Latin pyrōpum, gold-bronze alloy, from Greek purōpos, fiery, kind of red bronze : puro-, pyro- + ōps, ōp-, eye, face; see okw- in Indo-European roots.]


(Minerals) a deep yellowish-red garnet that consists of magnesium aluminium silicate and is used as a gemstone. Formula: Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
[C14 (used loosely of a red gem; modern sense C19): from Old French pirope, from Latin pyrōpus bronze, from Greek purōpus fiery-eyed, from pur fire + ōps eye]


(ˈpaɪ roʊp)

a mineral, magnesium-aluminum garnet, Mg3Al2Si3O12, occurring in crystals of varying shades of red, and frequently used as a gem.
[1300–50; Middle English pirope < Latin pyrōpus gold-bronze < Greek pyrōpós literally, fiery-eyed]
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Noun1.pyrope - a deep red garnet used as a gemstone
garnet - any of a group of hard glassy minerals (silicates of various metals) used as gemstones and as an abrasive
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