- The definition of a nixe is a water fairy, usually one who is at least party human.
An example of a nixe is a fairy like Tinkerbell but who lives in the water.
Variant of nix
Origin: Ger nix, masculine , nixe, feminine from Old High German nihhus, sea beast, nicchussa, water sprite, akin to Old English nicor, Old Norse nykr, water sprite from Germanic an unverified form nik-, an unverified form nikwus-, water spirit from Indo-European base an unverified form neigw-, to wash from source Sanskrit nḗnēkti, (he) washes
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