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ixora

noun

a tropical evergreen shrub or small tree with white or bright-colored flowers

Word Origin

from Sanskrit isvara 'lord' because the flowers are used as votive offerings

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Word Origin and History for ixnay

"no, no more," pig Latin for nix.

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Slang definitions & phrases for ixnay

ixnay

negation

No; no more; none: Ixnay on the kabitz

[1930+; pig Latin for nix]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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