Definition of PYX

  • a. the box or vessel in which the reserved Eucharist or Host is kept b. watch-shaped container for carrying the Eucharist to the sick
  • a container for communion bread, also PIX [n -ES] / to test newly minted coins [v -ED, -ING, -ES]
  • a container for the reserved host
  • box or chest at a mint, in which specimen coins are deposited and reserved for trial by weight and assay
  • box used in a mint for deposit of sample coins reserved for testing weight and fineness
  • small round metal receptacle used to carry the Eucharist to the sick

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