What does pyxidium mean?

Definitions for pyxidiumpɪkˈsɪd i əm; pɪkˈsɪd i ə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pyxidium, pyxis(noun)

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


  1. pyxidium(Noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pyxidium

    pik-sid′i-um, n. (bot.) a pod or seed-vessel which opens in two halves, the upper one resembling a lid. [Gr. pyxidion, dim. of pyxis.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pyxidium in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pyxidium in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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