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pyre

noun [C]  us   /pɑɪər/
a large pile of wood on which a dead body is burned in some types of funerals
Translations of “pyre”
in Vietnamese giàn thiêu…
in Spanish pira…
in Thai กองฟืน…
in Malaysian unggun…
in French bûcher funéraire…
in German der Scheiterhaufen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 火葬堆…
in Indonesian api unggun…
in Russian погребальный костер…
in Turkish ölü/ceset yakma töreninde kullanılan odun yığını…
in Chinese (Simplified) 火葬堆…
in Polish stos…
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