Med. a small hammer with a soft head, as of rubber, formerly used in percussion
Origin of plexorModern Latin from Classical Greek pl?xis, a striking, akin to pl?ssein, to strike from Indo-European an unverified form pl?k-, a stroke from base an unverified form pl?-, flat from source plain
See reflex hammer.
Origin of plexorFrom Greek plēxis a blow from plēssein plēg- to strike ; see plāk-2 in Indo-European roots.
From Hellenistic Ancient Greek Ï€Î»á¿†Î¾Î¹Ï‚ (plÄ“ksis, “stroke") +"Ž -or (after flexor etc.).