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

Definition of pyxidium in English:

noun (plural pyxidia-ēə)

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


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

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