noun, plural pyx·i·des [pik-si-deez]. /ˈpɪk sɪˌdiz/.
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noun, genitive Pyx·i·dis [pik-si-dis]. /ˈpɪk sɪ dɪs/. Astronomy.
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On the left is an attendant figure of a girl holding a box (pyxis).
On the left is the hand holding a casket (pyxis) of a woman, who had been seated at the foot of the couch.
Utricle (pyxis) of Amaranth, opening all round (circumscissile).
Pyxis, Pyxidium, a pod opening round horizontally by a lid, 124.
So it does in Amaranth (Fig. 387), forming a one-seeded utricular pyxis.