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A plural of pic.
Variant of pyx.
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(Journalism & Publishing) informal photographs; prints
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a less common spelling of pyx
2. (Banking & Finance) a less common spelling of pyx
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n., pl. pix (piks), pics. Slang.
1. motion picture.
[1880–85; by shortening of picture]
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|Noun||1.||pix - a chest in which coins from the mint are held to await assay|
chest - box with a lid; used for storage; usually large and sturdy
|2.||pix - any receptacle in which wafers for the Eucharist are kept|
receptacle - a container that is used to put or keep things in
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