pyx, pix

(noun) any receptacle in which wafers for the Eucharist are kept

pyx, pix, pyx chest, pix chest

(noun) a chest in which coins from the mint are held to await assay

Source: WordNet® 3.1

Etymology 1


pix pl (plural only)

(informal) Plural form of pic in the sense of "picture".

Specifically, motion pictures; movies.

Etymology 2


pix (plural pixes)

Alternative form of pyx

Source: Wiktionary

Pix, n. & v.

Definition: See Pyx.


Pic, n. Etym: [Cf. F. pic.]

Definition: A Turkish cloth measure, varying from 18 to 28 inches.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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