Definition of piladex in US English:

piladex

noun

historical
  • A game which consists of keeping an inflated balloon in the air by blowing or hitting it to and fro over a line on a table.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Army and Navy Co-operative Society Price List. From classical Latin pila ball + either classical Latin dex-, or perhaps ancient Greek δεξ-.

Pronunciation

piladex

/ˈpɪlədɛks/