from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See pyrite.
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- n. A mineral or other substance often mistaken for gold, mainly used for iron pyrite.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. iron or copper pyrites, resembling gold in color.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a common mineral (iron disulfide) that has a pale yellow color
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Pointed threats, they bluff with scorn Suicide remarks are torn From the fool's gold mouthpiece The hollow horn plays wasted words Proves to warn That he not busy being born Is busy dying.