Definitions for pyxieˈpɪk si
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
either of two trailing, shrubby, evergreen plants, Pyxidanthera barbulata or P. brevifolia, of the family Diapensiaceae, of E North America, having numerous small, starlike blossoms.
Origin of pyxie:
1880–85; short for NL Pyxidanthera= L pyxid- (s. of pyxis) box (see pyx ) + NL -antheraanther
pyxie, pixie, pixy, Pyxidanthera barbulata(noun)
creeping evergreen shrub having narrow overlapping leaves and early white star-shaped flowers; of the pine barrens of New Jersey and the Carolinas