Definition of foxfire in English:

foxfire

noun

North American
  • The phosphorescent light emitted by certain fungi on decaying timber.

    • ‘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.’

Pronunciation

foxfire

/ˈfäksˌfī(ə)r/