Definitions for pyxidiumpɪkˈsɪd i əm; pɪkˈsɪd i ə

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  1. pyxidium, pyxis(noun)

    fruit of such plants as the plantain; a capsule whose upper part falls off when the seeds are released

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  1. pyxidium(Noun)

    A seed capsule in the form of a box, the seeds being released when the top splits off.

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  1. Pyxidium(noun)

    a pod which divides circularly into an upper and lower half, of which the former acts as a kind of lid, as in the pimpernel and purslane

  2. Pyxidium(noun)

    the theca of mosses

  3. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. , dim. a a box. See Pyx.]


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