[pis-mahyuh r, piz-] /ˈpɪsˌmaɪər, ˈpɪz-/
an archaic or dialect word for an ant
“ant,” late 14c. (early 14c. as a surname), from pyss “urine” (said to be in reference to the acrid smell of an anthill) + mire “an ant,” probably from Old Norse maurr “ant” (cf. Swedish myra, Danish myre, Middle Dutch miere, Dutch mier, Crimean Gothic miera “ant”), from PIE base *morwi- (see Formica (2)). Cf. pissant, also early Dutch mierseycke (from seycke “urine”), Finnish kusiainen (from kusi “urine”).
He is as angry as a pissemyre,
Though þat he haue al that he kan desire.
Applied contemptuously to persons from 1560s.
[piz-moh] /ˈpɪz moʊ/ noun 1. a large edible clam, Tivela stultorum, of sandy shores of California and Mexico.
[pis-uh-lahyt, piz-, pahy-suh-] /ˈpɪs əˌlaɪt, ˈpɪz-, ˈpaɪ sə-/ noun 1. limestone composed of rounded concretions about the size of a pea. /ˈpaɪsəʊˌlaɪt/ noun 1. a sedimentary rock, commonly a limestone, consisting of pea-sized concentric formations (pisoliths) within a fine matrix
[pis-uh-lith, piz-, pahy-suh-] /ˈpɪs ə lɪθ, ˈpɪz-, ˈpaɪ sə-/ noun 1. a pea-size calcareous concretion, larger than an oolith, aggregates of which constitute a .
Babylonian, the current, broad-flowing, one of the “four heads” into which the river which watered the garden of Eden was divided (Gen. 2:11). Some identify it with the modern Phasis, others with the Halys, others the Jorak or Acampis, others the Jaab, the Indus, the Ganges, etc.