Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Noun: pixie  pik-see
  1. (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
    - elf, hob, gremlin, pixy, brownie, imp
     
  2. Creeping evergreen shrub having narrow overlapping leaves and early white star-shaped flowers; of the pine barrens of New Jersey and the Carolinas
    - pyxie, pixy, Pyxidanthera barbulata

Derived forms: pixies

Type of: bush, faerie, faery, fairy, fay, shrub, sprite

Part of: genus Pyxidanthera, Pyxidanthera

Encyclopedia: Pixie