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Meaning of PIXY

Pronunciation:  'piksee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
  2. [n]  creeping evergreen shrub having narrow overlapping leaves and early white star-shaped flowers; of the pine barrens of New Jersey and the Carolinas

PIXY is a 4 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: brownie, elf, gremlin, hob, imp, pixie, pixie, Pyxidanthera barbulata, pyxie
 See Also: bush, faerie, faery, fairy, genus Pyxidanthera, leprechaun, Pyxidanthera, shrub, sprite



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pix"y\, Pixie \Pix"ie\, n.; pl. {Pixies}. [For Pucksy,
from Puck.]
1. An old English name for a fairy; an elf. [Written also

2. (Bot.) A low creeping evergreen plant ({Pyxidanthera
   barbulata}), with mosslike leaves and little white
   blossoms, found in New Jersey and southward, where it
   flowers in earliest spring.

{Pixy ring}, a fairy ring or circle. [Prov. Eng.]

{Pixy stool} (Bot.), a toadstool or mushroom. [Prov. Eng.]