nix

Definition of NIX

:  nothing

Origin of NIX

German nichts nothing

First Known Use: 1789
 

nix

 noun

Definition of NIX

:  a water sprite of Germanic folklore

Origin of NIX

German, from Old High German nihhus; akin to Old English nicor water monster and perhaps to Greek nizein to wash

First Known Use: 1833

souce: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nix

 

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