\ ˈkeks \
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Definition of kex

 (Entry 1 of 3)

dialectal, chiefly England
: the dry stalk of various hollow-stemmed plants (as cow parsnip)
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Definition of kex (Entry 2 of 3)

dialectal, England
: resembling kex : dry and hollow
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plural -es

Definition of kex (Entry 3 of 3)

: a Maya therapeutic rite in which an ailing person pledges an offering of food to the force or agency of his illness in return for his health

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“Kex.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kex. Accessed 24 May. 2020.

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