pyrophilia etymology

English word pyrophilia comes from English pyro- ((chemistry) orthoacid.. Fever.. Fire, heat.), English -philia

Detailed word origin of pyrophilia

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pyro- English (eng) (chemistry) orthoacid.. Fever.. Fire, heat.
-philia English (eng) (pathology) abnormal liking or tendency; paraphilia. Liking; love (for something).
pyrophilia English (eng) A paraphilia in which gratification is derived from fire and fire-starting activity.

Words with the same origin as pyrophilia

Descendants of pyro-
MDPV pyro pyroacetic ether pyroantimonic pyrobitumen pyrocatechol pyrocitric pyroconversion pyrodiversity pyrogallic pyrography pyrolytic pyrolytically pyromagnetic pyromaniac pyromellitic pyrometallurgical pyrometry pyrophile pyrophobe pyrotechnical pyrotherapeutic pyrovalerone pyroxene pyroxylic
Descendants of -philia
Judeophilia bibliophilia blackophilia ethnophilia haematophilia hydrophilia incestophilia kleptophilia lesbophilia limnophilia logophilia mechaphilia mycophilia mysophilia necrophile nepiophilia ochlophilia olfactophilia plumbophilia polyphilia pornophilia pædophilia teratophilia trichophilia