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pyx•is



Pronunciation: (pik'sis), [key]
n.,
pl. pyx•i•desPronunciation: (pik'si-dēz"). [key]

1. Gk. and Rom. Antiq.a box of a usually cylindrical shape having a lid with a knob in the center, used for toilet articles.
2. pyx (def. 1).
3. Bot.a pyxidium.

Pyx•is



Pronunciation: (pik'sis), [key]
n.,
gen. Pyx•i•disPronunciation: (pik'si-dis). [key]
Astron.
the Compass, a southern constellation: one of the subordinate constellations into which Argo is now divided.

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