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[pik-sid-ee-uh m] /pɪkˈsɪd i əm/

noun, plural pyxidia
[pik-sid-ee-uh] /pɪkˈsɪd i ə/ (Show IPA). Botany.
a seed vessel that opens transversely, the top part acting as a lid, as in the purslane.
noun (pl) -ia (-ɪə), pyxides (ˈpɪksɪˌdiːz)
the dry fruit of such plants as the plantain: a capsule whose upper part falls off when mature so that the seeds are released


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