Pyxie meaning

pĭksē
Either of two creeping prostrate evergreen plants (Pyxidanthera barbulata or P. brevifolia) having small white or pinkish flowers, native to the eastern United States.
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A creeping, dicotyledonous evergreen plant (Pyxidanthera barbulata) with small, leathery leaves and white, star-shaped flowers, native to the E U.S.
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Origin of pyxie

  • Shortening and alteration of New Latin Pyxidanthera genus name Greek puxis puxid- box Greek anthera pollen anther

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition