Definition of foxfire in English:

foxfire

Syllabification: fox·fire
Pronunciation: /ˈfäksˌfīr
 
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noun

North American
The phosphorescent light emitted by certain fungi on decaying timber.
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  • I've heard people call phosphorus foxfire, but I'm not sure if that's a popular name or not.
  • Rotting tree stumps give off an eerie light that has been called foxfire.

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