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Second declension Noun; Neuter Transliteration:

Principal Part: πυξίον πυξίου

Structure: πυξι (Stem) + ον (Ending)

Etym.: from puci/s


  1. a tablet of box-wood


Second declension

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.


  • Νῦν οὖν καθίσασ γράψον ἐπὶ πυξίου ταῦτα καὶ εἰσ βιβλίον, ὅτι ἔσται εἰσ ἡμέρασ καιρὸν ταῦτα καὶ ἕωσ εἰσ τὸν αἰῶνα. (Septuagint, Liber Isaiae 30:8)
  • οὗτοσ τοίνυν πυθόμενοσ ὡσ ἐγγελᾶται, τὸ Αἰσχύλου πυξίον εἰσ ὃ ἐκεῖνοσ ἔγραφε σὺν πολλῇ σπουδῇ κτησάμενοσ καὶ αὐτὸσ ᾤετο ἔνθεοσ ἔσεσθαι καὶ κάτοχοσ ἐκ τοῦ πυξίου· (Lucian, Adversus indoctum et libros multos ementem, (no name) 15:2)
  • καὶ τοῦτο γὰρ ἐκ τοῦ πυξίου, καὶ τό· (Lucian, Adversus indoctum et libros multos ementem, (no name) 15:5)


Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

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