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 U.S. that has white or pink pentamerous flowers
Origin and Etymology of pyxie
by shortening & alteration from New Latin Pyxidanthera
First Known Use: 1882See Words from the same year
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