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English noun: pixie

1. pixie (person) (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous


Synonymsbrownie, elf, gremlin, hob, imp, pixy


Broader (hypernym)faerie, faery, fairy, fay, sprite


Narrower (hyponym)leprechaun, sandman


Domain categoryfolklore

2. pixie (plant) creeping evergreen shrub having narrow overlapping leaves and early white star-shaped flowers; of the pine barrens of New Jersey and the Carolinas


Synonymspixy, Pyxidanthera barbulata, pyxie


Broader (hypernym)bush, shrub


Member meronymgenus Pyxidanthera, Pyxidanthera









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