Definitions for PAX
pax, kiss of peace(noun)
(Roman Catholic Church) a greeting signifying Christian love for those assisting at the Eucharist
A painted, stamped or carved tablet with a representation of Christ or the Virgin Mary, which was kissed by the priest during the Mass ("kiss of peace") and then passed to other officiating clergy and the congregation to be kissed. See also osculatory.
A cry for peace or truce in children's games.
Origin: pax peace. See peace.
the kiss of peace; also, the embrace in the sanctuary now substituted for it at High Mass in Roman Catholic churches
a tablet or board, on which is a representation of Christ, of the Virgin Mary, or of some saint and which, in the Mass, was kissed by the priest and then by the people, in mediaeval times; an osculatory. It is still used in communities, confraternities, etc