Foxfire


Foxfire

Foxfire may refer to:
* Foxfire (bioluminescence), the glow from a forest fungus
* Foxfires of Lapland which in reality are Aurora BorealisPlaces
* Foxfire, North Carolina, a small U.S. town
* the Foxfire Botanical Gardens in Wisconsin, U.S

Arts and Entertainment
* , a 1993 novel by Joyce Carol Oates
** "Foxfire" (1996 film), based on the Oates novel
* Foxfire Fund, an educational and literary organization in Rabun County, Georgia, US
** the "Foxfire" books, a series of anthologies published by the fund
*Foxfire (comics), a fictional character from Marvel Comics' Squadron Supreme series
* Foxfire (1987 film), an award-winning 1987 TV movie
* "Kitsune-bi" (fox-fire), glowing balls carried by kitsune, or foxes, in Japanese folklore.

ee also

*Firefox (disambiguation), the disambiguation page for items named "Firefox"


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  • Foxfire — Foxfire, NC U.S. village in North Carolina Population (2000): 474 Housing Units (2000): 324 Land area (2000): 2.865236 sq. miles (7.420926 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.062649 sq. miles (0.162259 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.927885 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Foxfire, NC — U.S. village in North Carolina Population (2000): 474 Housing Units (2000): 324 Land area (2000): 2.865236 sq. miles (7.420926 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.062649 sq. miles (0.162259 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.927885 sq. miles (7.583185 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Foxfire — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Foxfire Produktionsland USA …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • foxfire — /foks fuyeur /, n. Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S. 1. organic luminescence, esp. from certain fungi on decaying wood. 2. any of various fungi causing luminescence in decaying wood. Also, fox fire. [1425 75; late ME; see FOX, FIRE] * * * …   Universalium

  • foxfire — noun bioluminescence created by some types of fungus …   Wiktionary

  • foxfire — n. phosphorous light that glows from certain organic materials (especially from a certain kind of fungus that grows on rotting wood) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Foxfire —    Voir La Muraille d or …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • foxfire — noun N. Amer. the phosphorescent light emitted by certain fungi on decaying wood …   English new terms dictionary

  • foxfire — fox′fire or fox′ fire n. 1) dial. organic luminescence 2) dial. fng any of various fungi causing luminescence in decaying wood • Etymology: 1425–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • foxfire — /foks fuyeur /, n. Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S. 1. organic luminescence, esp. from certain fungi on decaying wood. 2. any of various fungi causing luminescence in decaying wood. Also, fox fire. [1425 75; late ME; see FOX, FIRE] …   Useful english dictionary