Definition of pyx in English:
1 Christian Church The container in which the consecrated bread of the Eucharist is kept.
- He wanted to restore to churches what he called ‘the real thing: vestments, pyxes, sedilia, road screens.’
- Romans used ivory for pyxes and on furniture.
- Similarly, the consecrated host was to be kept in a fitting manner, in a pyx, a small box made of silver or ivory which could be locked.
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