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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any receptacle in which wafers for the Eucharist are kept; A chest in which coins from the mint are held to await assay.

Usage examples (24)
  • From the resemblance in size and shape the word pyx is also used to denote the small silver vessel or custode in which the Sacred
  • At some point you might hear reference to the "hanging pyx."
  • (Image by Lawrence Lew, OP) You can see the tassled pyx cloth.
  • Frequent Variant Spellings: lenghth, poeple, satisficed; pix (pyx) for more
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