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πυξ-ίς , ίδος, , of box-wood: generally, box (cf. A.D.Synt.249.1), PRyl. 125.26 (i A.D.), Sammelb.4324.17, Luc.Asin.12, Philops.21, etc.; “π. χαλκῆTrypho Trop.1.2; “π. ἰατρικαίPh.Bel.77.28, cf. Dsc.3.11; for poison, J.BJ1.30.7; so Lat. pyxis, Cic.Cael.25.61, Juv.13.25.
II. cylinder in which a piston works, Hero Spir.1.28.
III. = πυξίον 1, Eust.632.57.
IV. name of a plaster, Aët.12.63, 15.15, Paul.Aeg. 3.78.
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