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pax1

Syllabification: pax
Pronunciation: /paks, päks
 
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noun

chiefly historical
(In the Christian Church) the kissing of a tablet by all the participants at a mass depicting the Crucifixion or other sacred object; the kiss of peace.

Origin

Latin, literally 'peace'.

Words that rhyme with pax

axe (US ax), Backs, Bax, fax, flax, lax, max, Sachs, sax, saxe, tax, wax

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pax2

Syllabification: pax
Pronunciation: /paks
 
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noun (plural same)

(Chiefly in commercial use) a person or persons: the buffet costs $53 per pax two pilots and four pax on board
More example sentences
  • Located at Lobby level, it can accommodate 14 pax in Sit down Silver Service.
  • Jacksonville to Oceana was a deadhead leg (no pax or cargo).
  • The Super King Air 200 holds up to 10 pax.

Origin

1970s: apparently an alteration of pass- (from passenger).

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Pax3

Syllabification: Pax
Pronunciation: /paks, päks
 
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Roman Mythology
The goddess of peace. Greek equivalent Eirene.

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