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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pyx•ieˈpɪk si(n.)

  1. 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.

    Category: Plants

Origin of pyxie:

1880–85; short for NL Pyxidanthera= L pyxid- (s. of pyxis) box (see pyx ) + NL -antheraanther

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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

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