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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 py·rite /ˈpaɪˌraɪt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pyr·ite n.; pl. Pyrites   Min. A common mineral of a pale brass-yellow color and brilliant metallic luster, crystallizing in the isometric system; iron pyrites; iron disulphide.
 Hence sable coal his massy couch extends,
 And stars of gold the sparkling pyrite blends.   --E. Darwin.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a common mineral (iron disulfide) that has a pale yellow
          color [syn: iron pyrite, fool's gold]