[pir-uh-muh s] /ˈpɪr ə məs/
plural noun, Classical Mythology.
two young lovers of Babylon who held conversations clandestinely, and in defiance of their parents, through a crack in a wall. On believing Thisbe dead, Pyramus killed himself. When Thisbe discovered his body she committed suicide.
(in Greek legend) two lovers of Babylon: Pyramus, wrongly supposing Thisbe to be dead, killed himself and she, encountering him in his death throes, did the same
[pahy-ran, pahy-ran] /ˈpaɪ ræn, paɪˈræn/ noun, Chemistry. 1. either of two compounds having the formula C 5 H 6 O, containing one oxygen and five carbon atoms arranged in a six-membered ring. /ˈpaɪræn; paɪˈræn/ noun 1. an unsaturated heterocyclic compound having a ring containing five carbon atoms and one oxygen atom and two double bonds. […]
/ˌpaɪrəˈnɒmɪtə/ noun 1. (physics) another name for solarimeter
[pahy-ruh-nohs, -nohz] /ˈpaɪ rəˌnoʊs, -ˌnoʊz/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. any monosaccharide having a ring structure. pyranose py·ra·nose (pī’rə-nōs’, -nōz’) n. A cyclic form of a sugar in which an oxygen bridges two carbon atoms, thus forming a ring containing five carbon atoms and an oxygen atom.
[pir-uh-zin-uh-mahyd, -mid] /ˌpɪr əˈzɪn əˌmaɪd, -mɪd/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a substance, C 5 H 5 N 3 O, used in the treatment of tuberculosis.