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Roman Mythology
  • The goddess of peace. Greek equivalent Eirene.

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Pronunciation: kəːf
noun
a slit made by cutting with a saw

There are 3 definitions of Pax in English:

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Pronunciation: /paks
 
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noun

  • 1 [as exclamation] British informal , • dated A call for a truce, used especially by schoolchildren when playing: Pax! No offence meant, honest old chum
  • 2chiefly • historical (In the Christian Church) the kissing by all the participants at a mass of a tablet depicting the Crucifixion or other sacred object; the kiss of peace.

Origin

Latin, literally 'peace'.

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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
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    • 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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