how to pronounce pyx


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pyx is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of pyx


  1. Pyxis.
  2. A box used in the British mint as a place of deposit for certain sample coins taken for a trial of the weight and fineness of metal before it is sent from the mint.
  3. A small, usually round container used to hold the consecrated bread of the Eucharist, especially used to bring communion to the sick, or others who are unable to attend Mass.
  4. The box in which the compass is suspended; the binnacle.


  1. To test (sample coins) for the weight and fineness of metal before they are sent from the mint.

pyx frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word pyx occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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