Definitions for pyxidiumpɪkˈsɪd i əm; pɪkˈsɪd i ə
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fruit of such plants as the plantain; a capsule whose upper part falls off when the seeds are released
A seed capsule in the form of a box, the seeds being released when the top splits off.
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
the theca of mosses
Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. , dim. a a box. See Pyx.]
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