nix·​ie ˈnik-sē How to pronounce nixie (audio)

Word History


German Nixe female nix, from Old High German nichessa, feminine of nihhus nix

First Known Use

1816, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nixie was in 1816

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“Nixie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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