Definition of pyrocoll in US English:

pyrocoll

noun

Chemistry
  • A yellow, crystalline, heterocyclic compound formed when gelatin is distilled.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From German Pyrocoll, from pyro- + ancient Greek κόλλα glue.

Pronunciation

pyrocoll

/ˈpʌɪrə(ʊ)kɒl/