Definition of pyxidium in English:

pyxidium

Syllabification: pyx·id·i·um
Pronunciation: /pikˈsidēəm
 
/

noun (plural pyxidia /-ēə/)

Botany
A seed capsule that splits open so that the top comes off like the lid of a box.

Origin

mid 19th century: modern Latin, from Greek puxidion, diminutive of puxis 'box'.

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