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pyxie

noun pyx·ie \ˈpik-sē\

Definition of PYXIE

:  a creeping evergreen dicotyledonous shrub (Pyxidanthera barbulata of the family Diapensiaceae) of the sandy pine barrens of the Atlantic coast of the United States that has white or pink pentamerous flowers

Origin of PYXIE

by shortening & alteration from New Latin Pyxidanthera
First Known Use: 1882

Rhymes with PYXIE

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