Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A creeping evergreen shrub (Pyxidanthera barbulata) having small white or pinkish flowers, native to pine barrens of the eastern United States.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as pixy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A local name of the dwarf evergreen Pyxidanthera.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. creeping evergreen shrub having narrow overlapping leaves and early white star-shaped flowers; of the pine barrens of New Jersey and the Carolinas

Etymologies

Shortening and alteration of New Latin Pyxidanthera, genus name : Greek puxis, puxid-, box + Greek anthera, pollen; see anther.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Edhttk01: * gives you a big hug* and you're still my pyxie because you're my best friend so there!

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  • Edhttk01: well it's either chelsea or my pyxie: - P

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  • Edhttk01 (6: 57: 19 AM): my thoughts were always with you. even before all this. .you were my best friend. ~*gives you a kiss*~ my pyxie.

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  • Edhttk01 (6: 55: 45 AM): pyxie ... all you have to do is look in your heart and you will know i do. cause you find me! i'm always with you.

    pyxopotamus Diary Entry

  • Edhttk01 (6: 46: 33 AM): well your my pyxie. .sometimes i think your the only one who believes i can get this story off the ground

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  • Edhttk01: my sexy pyxie, who is a nympho and tries to attack me: oP

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  • Your line of credit business may be a distributional pyxie or a twofold tubman patriarchy or semiweekly an nobelist haemal in stanhope.

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  • Edhttk01: * gives you a big hug goodnight* nite my pyxie. yesterday he called and woke me up from a dream which involved him. he was very angry, yelling that he didn't love me anymore; thusly i should leave him alone forever. then at that point the phone rings. he thanked me for the vampire hunter d soundtracks, called me his pyxie twice, and had he been within my range, i would have thrown something sharp (i.e. a knife) into something vulnerable (i.e. his chest).

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