Complete Definition of "pyretic"

English
Etymology
New Latin pyreticus < Greek ÏÏÏεÏικÏÏ (febrile) < ÏÏÏεÏÏÏ (fever) < Ïá¿¦Ï (fire), related to English pyre (via Latin pyra) and fire via PIE.

Adjective
pyretic

  1. caused by, pertaining to or resulting in fever

Related terms
antipyretic

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