There are 2 definitions of Pyxis in English:

Pyxis

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Pronunciation: /ˈpɪksɪs
 
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Astronomy
  • A small and inconspicuous southern constellation (the Compass Box or Mariner’s Compass), lying in the Milky Way between Vela and Puppis.

Origin

Latin.

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Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrəˈgāSHən
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space

There are 2 definitions of Pyxis in English:

pyxis

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Pronunciation: /ˈpɪksɪs/

noun (plural pyxides /-ˌdiːz/)

  • 1A small box or casket.

Origin

late Middle English: via Latin from Greek puxis, from puxos 'box'.

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Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrəˈgāSHən
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space