pixy definition

  • noun:
    • alternate spelling of pixie.
    • a classic English name for a fairy; an elf.
    • A low creeping evergreen plant (Pyxidanthera barbulata), with mosslike leaves and small white flowers, present in nj-new jersey and southward, where it flowers in first springtime.
    • A fairy: so named in outlying elements of The united kingdomt, and from the “fairy bands” of old pastures, by which these are generally suppoed to dancing by moonlight.
    • creeping evergreen shrub having thin overlapping leaves and early white star-shaped blossoms; regarding the pine barrens of New Jersey additionally the Carolinas
    • (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous

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