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Word of the Day 11/25/15 Empyreal

Empyreal (adjective)
empyreal [em-pir-ee-uh l, -pahy-ree-, em-puh-ree-uh l, -pahy-]


adjective
1. pertaining to the highest heaven in the cosmology of the ancients.
2. pertaining to the sky; celestial: empyreal blue.
3. formed of pure fire or light: empyreal radiance.

Origin: 1475-85; < Late Latin empyre (us), variant of empyrius (< Greek empýrios fiery, equivalent to em- em-+ pŷr fire + -ios adj. suffix) + -al

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