pixy

Definitions:

  • A fairy: so called in rural parts of England, and associated with the “fairy rings” of old pastures, in which they are suppoed to dance by moonlight.
  • An old English name for a fairy; an elf.
  • A low creeping evergreen plant (<spn>Pyxidanthera barbulata</spn>), with mosslike leaves and little white blossoms, found in New Jersey and southward, where it flowers in earliest spring.
  • a fairy ring or circle.
  • a toadstool or mushroom.
  • Alternative spelling of <xref>pixie</xref>.
  • creeping evergreen shrub having narrow overlapping leaves and early white star-shaped flowers; of the pine barrens of New Jersey and the Carolinas
  • (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
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