noun co·ix \ˈkōə̇ks\

Definition of coix

  1. 1 capitalized :  a small genus of coarse Asian monoecious grasses having the pistillate flowers and seeds enclosed in a shining capsulelike involucre

  2. 2 plural -es :  any plant of the genus Coix; especially :  job's-tears

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Origin and Etymology of coix

New Latin, from Greek koïx doom palm

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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