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Noun: pyxis (pyxides)  pik-sis
  1. Fruit of such plants as the plantain; a capsule whose upper part falls off when the seeds are released
    - pyxidium
     
  2. A small box used by ancient Greeks to hold medicines
Noun: Pyxis  pik-sis
  1. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Puppis and Antlia

Derived forms: pyxides

Type of: box, constellation, fruit

Part of: Argo

Encyclopedia: Pyxis