• Pyx Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A box used in the British mint as a place of deposit for certain sample coins taken for a trial of the weight and fineness of metal before it is sent from the mint.
- (n.) The box, case, vase, or tabernacle, in which the host is reserved.
- (n.) The box in which the compass is suspended; the binnacle.
- (n.) Same as Pyxis.
- (v. t.) To test as to weight and fineness, as the coins deposited in the pyx.
• Pyxidate Definition & Synonyms
- (a.) Having a pyxidium.