Definition of ambix in English:

ambix

Pronunciation /ˈambɪks/

noun

historical Chemistry
  • A ceramic or metal container used for simple distillation, in the top of which heated vapour is condensed for collection.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Robert Watson (?1730–1781), historian and rhetorician. From post-classical Latin ambic-, ambix from Hellenistic Greek ἄμβικ-, ἄμβιξ.