Definition of pyrogenetic in English:

pyrogenetic

adjective

  • Produced or generated by the action of fire or heat; (Geology) (of a mineral) crystallizing directly from magma at high temperature.

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From pyro- + -genetic. Compare earlier pyrogen, pyrogenic, pyrogenous.

Pronunciation

pyrogenetic

/ˌpʌɪrə(ʊ)dʒəˈnɛtɪk/